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Inside 2014-Q1 

      Tours, Exhibits and Conventions

BCI Tour Australia 2014 Post-convention Tour
National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia
By Leigh Taafe, Australia
Taikan-ten Impressions of The Grandview Bonsai Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
By Owen Reich, USA


 People & Collections


Black Pine; Strength and Beauty

By Danilo Scursatone, Italy


 Features & Species

A Premonition of Bonsai: A Dream Set in Motion
By Alessandro Bonardo, Italy



Good, better, best! Refining a Coastal Banksia.
By Grant Bowie, Australia
The Renaissance of an Old Pine; When a Shakan Became a Han Kengai
By Mauro Stemberger, Italy

  Book Reviews


Keshiki Bonsai: The Easy Modern Way to Create Miniature Landscapes
By Michael Collins-McIntyre, Canada



Bonsai Exhibition by Bonsai Study Group of The Indo-Japanese Association; BCI Award of Excellence at the Toronto Bonsai Society’s fall Bonsai Show at the Toronto Botanical Gardens; Chicago Horticultural Society Seeking Curator