Category: Tree Care

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…)

The 50% Rule

By Chris Pogliano

Visiting masters are a wonderful way to further your understanding of bonsai. Every time we have one visit, we seem to be left with a golden nugget of wisdom which becomes the topic of discussion for the society at large. (more…)