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Technique of Tsugiki: Expert Instruct Young Artist

Technique of Tsugiki: Expert Instruct Young Artist

 Once many artists grew bonsai by Tsugiki (grafting). Now the number is decrease...

July 4, 2016

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Transplant of Shohin: Care For Sensitive Trunk Surface

Transplant of Shohin: Care For Sensitive Trunk Surface

 Haruo Kawakita, the second generation of Shoyuen bonsai garden in Takamatsu's K...

November 12, 2015

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Technique (5) Shohin: Enjoy Own Way

Technique (5) Shohin: Enjoy Own Way

 Shohin bonsai is very poplar because of the easiness and cuteness. The height i...

October 13, 2015

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Technique (4) Potting : Good Rootage Out of Season

Technique (4) Potting : Good Rootage Out of Season

 There are many processes before the commercialization of pine bonsai. The potti...

October 13, 2015

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Technique (3) Repotting: Attention to Protect Roots

Technique (3) Repotting: Attention to Protect Roots

 A pine tree will be called bonsai when it is put in a pot. At first, it is cult...

October 6, 2015

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Technique(2) Grafting: Same Nature of Mother Tree

Technique(2) Grafting: Same Nature of Mother Tree

 The ways to cultivate bonsai are Misho (seedling), Tsugiki (grafting), and Sash...

October 6, 2015

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Technique(1) Wiring: Important to Determine Value

Technique(1) Wiring: Important to Determine Value

 There are many techniques in bonsai. The main one is wiring. It is very importa...

October 6, 2015

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Wiring (2) Change of thickness depend on branch

Wiring (2) Change of thickness depend on branch

 When the careful preparation as we introduced last time finished, people start ...

December 22, 2010

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