Category: Bonsai history
How Old is Bonsai Anyway?
Recent articles suggest that Japanese bonsai originated around 200 years ago, and that Western ideas influenced its development.
Is there a Tao of Bonsai? The recent article in the New Yorker about Ryan Neil prompted a closer look at the origins of bonsai, “practical magic” and the current relationship of Taoism to both art and bonsai.