General education

Bonsai websites

American Bonsai Society links:

Crataegus Bonsai – Bonsai artist Michael Hagedorn provides guidance on many topics. Plus his book, Post-Dated: The Schooling of an Irreverent Bonsai Monk is an awesome read, too.

Bonsai Empire – general background, history and care of bonsai.

International Bonsai – wonderful website created by Bill Valavanis.

Bjorvala Bonsai Studio’s – bonsai professional Bjorn Bjorholm’s website.  Bjorn has been studying under contemporary Japanese bonsai master Keiichi Fujikawa in Osaka, Japan since 2008, and he is also the co-founder and co-instructor of the Fujikawa International School of Bonsai.

The Bonsai Site – history of bonsai, introduction to bonsai, tree gallery, advanced techniques and styles, book reviews, plant profiles.

Bonsai forums and blogs

International bonsai club forum – a fun way to share your bonsai addiction with folks around the world.

Bonsai Tonight –  California based bonsai blog published by Jonas Dupuich, founding member of Bay Island Bonsai.

Walter Pall’s Blog – a bonsai master’s adventures. Thank you Jamie for turning us onto this one!

More blogs:


Tour these sites to view bonsai masters work.

Pacific Bonsai Museum – The Pacific Bonsai Museum collection serves as cultural and educational resource for the Puget Sound region and beyond.

Top 10 bonsai in the world

Top 10 flowering bonsai in the world

Bonsai4Me gallery – Bonsai by Harry Harrington

Bonsai Gallery of Walter Pall

Bonsai gallery of outstanding specimens provided by Bonsai Empire

Shohin-bonsai Europe – a beautiful gallery of shohin and mame bonsai

Saikei bonsai – a Google image link to some wonderful tray landscapes\


Bonsai basics

Basic bonsai care  – created by club members for those new to bonsai

Juniperus nana – created by club members for procumben junipers

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