PBC Monthly Meeting & Nursery Stock Styling Day

Finally another post ! I’ve been quite busy with work and family lately. This post is a sort of journal entry covering our group meeting and a few new trees. Last fall, local Bonsai enthusiasts including myself founded a study group called the Progressive Bonsai Collective or the PBC. We share and discuss online and […]

Love for Forests & Tree Profile: Canadian Larch Forest

I have always been enamoured with forest plantings, penjing, landscape scenes etc. A huge part of what draws me to bonsai is to get immersed and lost in the illusion of these portraits or scenes, moments in time. The perspective, depth and scale of these compositions moves me. If only I had more space for […]

Techniques: Defoliation

Bonsai Technique – Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate Maples are a must have species in any bonsai collection. A major part of our landscape and culture in Canada, they have beautifully shaped leaves , and can be enjoyed any time of the year with their lush green canopies, fall colours and winter silhouettes. A technique not exclusive […]

About me

Matt Sherman – Modanbonsai For those who don’t know me , I am a bonsai student and practitioner born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Husband and father of 3, I am a professional Sound Supervisor and Mixer for cinema and television. It is a very interesting career when it comes to comparisons to bonsai […]