Last weekend I followed my Sensei and two other students to an event in Italy, we had the opportunity to assist Nicola in his demonstration on a mugo pine and we really had 4 wonderful days together. One morning, during breakfast, a reader of my blog approached to ask me about the follow up of… Continue reading Some reflections
Festa di primavera
Italiano What distinguishes a good bonsai show? The way they are presented, the atmosphere, the location or just for the quality of the trees? Last week-end I was invited to Associazione Euganea del bonsai di Padova, a small city near Venice and I just couldn’t refuse. The club was founded in 1987 on the same… Continue reading Festa di primavera
It’s spring – repotting time!
Italiano For bonsai lovers spring maybe the busiest season of the year, first check if winter caused some damage, then bring the plants „out“ of their winter sleep, well… you know what I mean, the greenhouse. After that you have to make sure that no late frost could damage your trees. And when the first… Continue reading It’s spring – repotting time!
Here comes the sun
Last saturday we had snow! Again! But yesterday was really nice, mild and just lovely! And I did’nt eat a pizza since…. let’s say ages!! The Pizzeria da Nino in the Eigerplatz is really sublime. Thin dow, delicoius tomato sauce, not to big , just right!
Yellow: the ultimate april color
In my eye every month has his color: january is white, august is orange and april is yellow. See why!