Bonsai in Japan

It was thrilling to be in Japan for the World Bonsai Convention at the end of April 2017 at Saitama City/Omiya, north of Tokyo. This convention happens once every four years and draws bonsai enthusiasts from around the world. The displays are amazing! The next one...

Kusamono Enhance Bonsai Experience

Kusamono artist Young Choe’s work can be enjoyed at the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum where it complements the bonsai on view, providing a seasonal accent. Sandra Moore is the author of The Peace Tree from Hiroshima, a lovely book for children about the...

Cherry Tree Wonderland

I was delighted to meet Dennis Kowalewski recently when he and his wife brought guests from India to visit Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens where I an a volunteer greeter and garden docent. This photo really “spoke” to me because I treasure the...