New Arrivals From Denmark

Accent swapping season is upon us. I got this little selr-ection yesterday morning. The bags and box have been emptied and refilled for the return journey 🙂

Thanks Peter

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The Kennett Collection Reduction Sale

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The Kennett Collection is the private bonsai collection of bonsai connoisseur Doug Paul who has created the finest bonsai collection in the United States. His fine eye and love of bonsai (and kopi) can be seen in each of the over 1,000 specimens he keeps surrounding his beautiful gardens and home in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.


Mr. Paul has traveled to Japan many times searching for fine quality bonsai to add to his collection. His love of Satsuki azaleas and Japanese five-needle pines is easily seen in the vast majority of the collection. He was the first American to display a bonsai in the Kokufu Bonsai Exhibition in Tokyo as well as other exhibitions. Select specimens which he has purchased are kept in Japan and displayed before importing into the United States.

A small full time staff care for the bonsai collection while world-class bonsai professionals from the United States, Japan…

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Maple Repot

I managed to get my Shohin Maple repotted yesterday morning. It’s now in it’s new Ian Baillie pot. Thanks Ian.



after… photo doesn’t do the pot colour justice.