|Five new items added to the Tools page. Check 'em out...|
|Workshops! Coming in early 2014, we will be conducting three workshops. The Workshops page has more information.|
|In March 2014, NASBC will be hosting my instructor, Nakayma Suisho, for a demonstration and workshops. Stay tuned for more details on these events. We are excited to facilitate his return to California.|
The art of bonsai traces its history back over a thousand years. Over this time various aspects of the art have evolved including maintenance techniques, tree styles, tools, and plant subjects. One of the more exciting aspects of this continual evolution is the emergence of the care and culture of Satsuki as bonsai.
In choosing satsuki for bonsai, you are benefitting from a plant exceedingly well-adapted to this art. With appropriate care, satsuki remain healthy and vigorous while being trained and maintained as bonsai. Additionally, satsuki are suited for any of the classic bonsai styles such as Bunjin, Chokkan, and Moyogi for example. For those enthusiasts who appreciate diversity, there are hundreds of recognized varieties available to choose from. It is this splendid diversity that produces such a wide range of flowers, colors, patterns and leaf types. This is Satsuki!