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Ry2Tree2 Bonsai Weblog: Aussie Natives and Bonsai as Artwork with Hugh Grant

In at present’s interview, we had the dignity of internet hosting Hugh Grant from Australia who got here on to share his story and ideas on the evolution of bonsai in Australia and world wide. Hugh defined how his background as an artwork scholar led him to review at Bonsai Mirai and shapes how he thinks about trendy bonsai shows. Hugh additionally taught Ryan and Kevin in regards to the variety of Australian ecosystems and the native timber and yamadori there which make for first rate bonsai when you be taught their quirks! Hope you get pleasure from and get as a lot out of this speak as we did.

See the interview within the Youtube video under, or discover us in your favourite podcast app. Additionally, scroll under to search out the present notes for this episode together with photos of Hugh’s work with Australian native bonsai that we had been discussing within the interview. Bonsai On!

Within the order that they had been mentioned within the present:

Lilly Pilly / Syzygium smithii, an Australian native shrub/tree.

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An instance from Hugh’s “Bonsai Interiors” Present.

Hugh’s Banksia and Port Jackson Fig bonsai had been featured in a zen backyard for an Australian vogue present.

A Brutalist tokonoma show by Matan Rosen featured in Ofer Grunwald’s exhibit. Ofer has different placing and distinctive shows on his web site right here.

The Pacific Bonsai Museum’s tree from the 2022 Pacific Bonsai Expo. We mentioned this tree some in our episode with Michael as properly. The tree with stand and glass bubble is now on public show on the PBM for his or her new “Avant Backyard” exhibit in Federal Manner, WA together with another placing novel bonsai shows!

Different photos from timber on the PBE may be seen in our present notes for Michael Hagedorn right here.

Hugh’s Australian Native Environments & Native Bonsai

Melaleuca amillaris

Snow gum / Eucalyptus coccifera

A wild Tasmanian Snow gum Eucalyptus.

Extra wild Eucalyptus exhibits exaggerated department/trunk traces which Hugh typically enjoys emphasizing in his designs.


Kunzea ambigua



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