Bonsai Links

The Yama Ki Bonsai Society has assembled this list of sites about bonsai (last updated 5/2019):

  • Bonsai Organizations

  • Bonsai Around the World

  • Nursery and Businesses

  • Professional Bonsai Artists
  • Other Interesting Sites

Bonsai Organizations
American Bonsai Society Founded in 1967, the ABS is a pioneering national bonsai organization.
Bonsai Clubs International BCI advances the ancient & living art of bonsai through global sharing of knowledge.
Bonsai Empire Informational site about growing and caring for bonsai.
Bonsai Societies of Florida BSF is a state coordinating organization of the 28 member societies.
Bonsai Society of Upstate NY Our neighbors to the North.
Internet Bonsai Club A great electronic forum for exploring the world of bonsai.
Knowledge of Bonsai A moderated online community of bonsai enthusiasts sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm.
Long Island Bonsai Society The LIBS is a not for profit educational group futhering the art of Bonsai.
MidAtlantic Bonsai Societies A wonderful group comprised of member clubs (of which Yama Ki is one).
National Bonsai Foundation The curators of our wonderful National Bonsai, Penjing & Viewing Stone collection. Home to one of the best collection of web links on the net.
Phoenix Bonsai Society Arid climate bonsai, plus a comprehensive international history of bonsai and penjing.
Toronto Bonsai Society The TBS is devoted to the learning, practice and teaching of the ancient art of bonsai.
Virginia Bonsai Society Another neighboring society.
Bonsai Study Group A bonsai focused forum.


Bonsai Around the World

African Bonsai Discovery Mostly in French, but well worth a look.
Bonsai in Asia A guide to bonsai in Asia.
Bonsai in Brazil Brush off your Portugeuese. A Small site.
Bonsai in Spain Bonsai School of Menorca. If you were thinking about a bonsai vacation in the Mediterranean.
Dutch Bonsai Portal Neat site with lots of links.
The Bonsai Guide A guide to bonsai in Europe.
Tim's Bonsai Site Tim Groothuis' site. Has some wonderful pictures of his trees development.


Nurseries and Businesses

Bonsai West Online store
Bonsai Trees and Bonsai Tools at Online bonsai nursery for bonsai trees, bonsai tools, soil, pots, and supplies, Bonsai care instructions and list of hobby ideas.
Crataegus Bonsai Containers A site for the beautiful pots of Michael Hagedorn.
Custom Oriental Wood-Craft Sean Smith's site. Maker of bonsai display pieces and world-class suiseki daizas.
Dripworks Supplier of irrigation systems for all horticultural uses.
Evergreen Gardenworks A California nursery run by Brent Walston (a generous contributor to the IBC).
Hollow Creek Bonsai Nursery and Gardens A wide array of items for sale and a great source for soil.
International Bonsai William Valvanis' great bonsai nursery in Rochester, NY. 
Essence of the Tree

Japanese Maple Specialists.

New England Bonsai Gardens Online store.
PFM Bonsai Pauline Muth's website for events, education, and demos
Rosade Bonsai Studio Chase Rosade's bonsai nursery.
Suthin Bonsai Studio Suthin Sukosolvisit's nursery in Stoughton, MA.
Sticks and Stones Moss Farm Sticks and Stones Farm (in nearby Newtown, CT) sells moss and moss gardens.
Stone Lantern Discoveries The publisher and importer of bonsai books and supplies.
The-Bonsai-Tree Online store.


Professional Bonsai Artists

Colin Lewis The wonderful artist from Great Britain who moved to New England in 2001.
Bob Mahler Kifu Bonsai; Great artist with excellent experience.
Walter Pall Beautiful bonsai from Germany.
Michael Pollock Yama Ki's artistic inspiration; Michael can be found creating Bonsai and inspiring others at his Pound Ridge Bonsai Shinsei New York.
Bill Valavanis Awesome artist, author and founder of International Bonsai, who carries on Yuji Yoshimura tradition.


Other Interesting Sites

Daisy Springfield Suiseki Viewing Stones
Ancient Bristlecone Pines Site with info. on the Earth's oldest living tree.
The Bonsai Enthusiast A new online bonsai magazine.
Tokoname Pottery Great site about Tokoname pottery. Even guide to individual potters & their signatures.