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RESOURCES

Looking for bonsai resources to help you improve your skills? Here we put a list together of renowned YouTube Channels and Blogs by international bonsai artists.

YouTube Channels 

South African Bonsai Association

https://www.youtube.com/@SouthAfricanBonsaiAssociation

 

Terry Erasmus, a professional bonsai artist based in  South Africa, has created numerous videos featuring a variety of indigenous and exotic species.

https://www.youtube.com/@TerryErasmusbonsai

Pretoria Bonsai Kai

https://www.youtube.com/@living_sculptures_za

INTERNATIONAL BONSAI 

The official channel of bonsai professional Bjorn L Bjorholm and Eisei-en Bonsai Garden, currently being built in Kyoto, Japan. Watch bonsai vlogs, demos, and instructional tutorials all about bonsai art.

https://www.youtube.com/@EiseienBonsai

Bonsai Empire

Bonsai Empire is the educational platform for Bonsai enthusiasts

https://www.youtube.com/@bonsaiempire

Mirai  Ryan Neil

The official Bonsai Mirai Youtube Channel. A curated collection of videos and educational live stream events covering all things relating to bonsai and Bonsai Mirai.  

https://www.youtube.com/@BonsaiMirai

Herons Bonsai - Peter Chan 

Herons Bonsai, established in 1986 by Dawn and Peter Chan, is the UK's top Bonsai nursery.   Peter has written several books on bonsai and has a relaxed down to earth personality, with a wealth of bonsai experience.

https://www.youtube.com/@HeronsBonsaiUK

Bonsai Society of Portland — BSOP

https://www.youtube.com/@BonsaiSocietyofPortland-BSOP

National Bonsai Foundation (USA)

https://www.youtube.com/@nbfbonsai

Pacific Bonsai Museum

https://www.youtube.com/@pacificbonsaimuseum

Blogs

Bill Valavanis is a bonsai master who carries on Yuji Yoshimura's tradition of teaching Japanese techniques and aesthetics to enthusiasts in the West.

https://valavanisbonsaiblog.com/

Graham Potter - Renowned Bonsai Teacher and owner of Kaizen Bonsai

https://www.grahampotterbonsai.com/

Bonsai Tonight

https://bonsaitonight.com/

Michael Hagedorn

https://crataegus.com/blog/

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