Setting short and long term goals in life has so many positive benefits so why should setting goals for your bonsai passion be an exception. In this article Terry Erasmus shares 8 of his personal goals which he has generalized for a wider audience and which will hopefully serve as inspiration to you so that you too can set your own goals to achieve during the year of 2020
In 1970, four individuals began the Cape Bonsai Kai, which was an immediate success thanks to the public shows used to promote the art of Bonsai in South Africa. These shows continue to this day and are held annually in December, at the world famous Kirstenbosch gardens. Take a look at some recent award winning trees.
On my second trip to Japan of this year I was able to include a visit to the annual bonsai exhibition in Kyoto, the Taikan-ten. Always well attended by bonsai professionals, enthusiasts and the general public, it is a chance to see Kokufu winners of the same year and many Japanese Important Masterpiece trees on display.