Category: Inspiration

Remembering Pat Leners

by Cheryl Sykora
Pat Leners died at the end of October at the same time the Golden State Bonsai Federation Convention was being held in Sacramento. (more…)

Visiting Rodney Clemons

by Sue and Dale Krueger
Last February, we enjoyed visiting Rodney Clemons and his wife Charlie at their home in Stone Mountain, Georgia, which is right outside of Atlanta. (more…)

Wabi Sabi

by Norma A
In 2002 Master Boon quietly viewed my buttonwood bonsai at the Minnesota State Fair….he bowed slightly and called it an “old soul” with wabi sabi. As caretaker of this collected buttonwood, which I purchased in 1998, I’ve learned what a challenge it is to grow the “queen” of Florida tropicals in our cold north. (more…)

Best of Show – Shohin

By Randy Davis
I first fell in love with the “tiny trees” at the Minnesota State Fair. A former co-worker from a hobby job, Terry Bishop, was into bonsai and suggested that I check out the Minnesota Bonsai Society. (more…)