The workshop ran from the 15th to 17th of October and was organised by Robert Porch ,everyone who attended the workshop would like to thank Robert for such a educational and entertaining event. For people who don't know Robert Porch, he is a quiet soft spoken gentleman from Glasgow who wouldn't say BOO to a T REX.Enjoy the pictures and transformations, looking forward to 2019 when Bjorn returns.Check out the Bjorn Bjornholm video above...
In July this year I visited Japan, normally I would go in October,I knew it would be warm but , I never expected the heat and humidity I experienced. The first day I visited Yoshida-en , a well respected Azalea grower, one of my customers had given me a list of varieties he wanted for his collection, next was Kimura - en (another Kimura) where I found a large Corkbark elm for a customer and then onto Yourozu .- en , maybe the best Shohin nursery in Japan.Day two of to Yata - en a very well stocked and clean nursery,I purchased Ginko, Stewartia ,Junipers, Hinoki, Pines, ..
MOST JAPANESE BONSAI TOOLS ARE MADE IN NIIGATA,THEY ARE DESIGNED AND MANUFACTURED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARD ,WITH PROPER CARE AND USE THESE TOOLS WILL LAST A LIFETIME.
NOBUICHI TOOLS ARE NAMED AFTER BONSAI MASTER,Mr NOBUICHI URUSHIBATA. AS A MAJOR ADVISOR IN THE DESIGN AND MANUFACTURE OF THESE TOOLS,HE HAS ENSURED THAT THEY ARE DESIGNED FOR MAXIMUM CONVENIENCE AND EASE OF USE.