About Bishopsford

Bishopsford Bonsai Nursery 3 Muscat Lane South Nova Constantia, Cape Town Ph 0793066900 Bishopsford Bonsai Nursery is based in Constantia, Cape Town. Suppliers of all your bonsai requirements such as […]

Newsletter October 2021

Bonsai Notebook Meeting Time And Place:Oct 9,2021 at 7:00pmLAC Arboretum/ Palm Room 6pm Board Meeting before general meetingOpen to all – please join us if you are interested in 2022 […]

Article 58 – ‘Wiring a Ficus’

Hi, welcome to Taiga Bonzai, in this post we look at an alternative way to wiring a Ficus retusa. Introduction – This small Ficus ginseng (Ficus retusa) in the Komono […]

A Tale of Two Ponderosas

(With a nod to Charles Dickens.) When you first enter the exhibition hall where the Mid-America Bonsai Exhibition is held, your eye is guided straight through the room to a […]


It is my oldest tree by the way. I bought this one in 1997 at a nursery.- I spent lots of houres for fine-wiring. but i am not satisfied with […]


The first styling-session on yew No. 4.. There are maybe too less negative spaces yet, therefore the tree loks a bit too dense. The leaf-pads appeare not that sharply worked […]