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mds

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bonsai magazine
« on: August 01, 2013, 11:37 PM »
I would like to know if any one can suggest a good bonsai magazine?  I am a beginner and would appreciate finding a magazine I can glean information from.
 

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2013, 08:54 AM »
International Bonsai published by professional bonsai artist William Valavanis. May be ordered at internationalbonsai.com.

Excellent and beautiful publication.

Best,

Augustine
 

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2013, 09:36 AM »
My favorite is Bonsai Focus, http://www.bonsaifocus.com/.
 

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2013, 05:36 PM »
I think International Bonsai would be better for a beginner.  The articles cover the topic not just from an art but also horticultural aspects; most important to beginners IMO.  I write for International Bonsai now as they fact check against submitted work.  Also back issues of Bonsai Today if you have specific interests can be good.  Hit or miss sometimes, so best to not trust anything anyone says or writes unless you've seen the aftermath of a given technique.
 

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2013, 07:10 PM »
Owen, may I say amen!
 

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2013, 09:37 PM »
You may  ;D.  Bonsai Focus is good for different reasons; keeping up with current events abroad in Spain, Italy, etc. 
 

Marc

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2013, 07:09 AM »
Yes, Bonsai Focus is more like People magazine. Lots of photos of Bonsai People, International Bonsai focuses on Bonsai.
 

mds

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2013, 11:47 PM »
I'm back,   thank you
 

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2013, 12:42 PM »
The American Bonsai Society has a quarterly magazine that is good. http://absbonsai.org/
 

mds

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Re: bonsai magazine
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2013, 12:08 AM »
I ordered that International Bonsai magazine.  I received it.  Nice magazine.  Thanks to all who suggested this magazine.