Monday, June 10, 2024

How Does Practicing Bonsai Impact our Wellbeing? Ep 34

  

I. Episode Summary & Links

            For this next 3-part series, Kevin and Ryan interviewed Josh Hooson of Bonsai-en Nursery in Australia. In this second episode, Kevin, Ryan, and Josh share from their experience how bonsai has positively impacted their lives and hypothesize on other ways we may not always think about in which this artform creates benefits for the practitioners and those around us. Also, check last week's minisode for information on Josh's experience as a bonsai business owner and an find another full episode in the Modern Bonsai Podcast feed on developing a bonsai mindset.

The video version of Episode 34 is available ⁠⁠⁠⁠here.

The podcast version of Episode 34 is available here.

The minisode (Ep33) with Josh can be found here.

Guest Info:

Josh Hooson is a bonsai artist, nursery owner, and educator based out of New South Wales, Australia. His nursery "Bonsai-en" provides supplies trees and tools across Australia as well as educational Youtube, podcast, and online course content for international audiences. Learn more about his offerings at the links below.

Sponsor Info: 

(INSERT YOUR AD HERE). Email us at bonsaitimepodcast@gmail.com if you would like to discuss sponsoring an episode! Sponsor information will be tailored to your needs but generally is read on air and included in the show notes.

Support the Pod:

            Anytime you listen, subscribe, rate us, or share us with friends you help keep us motivated to keep making episodes for you all! If you want to take it to the next level, you can also help keep the podcast going by donating to us through Spotify or by sponsoring an episode (contact us directly for that). All donations go back into the podcast such as for our web hosting, recording gear expenses, etc. Even $1/month would be a great help!

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Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Bonsai As A Business with Josh Hoosoon of Bonsai-En, Ep 33

 

I. Episode Summary & Links

            For this next 3-part series, Kevin and Ryan interviewed Josh Hooson of Bonsai-en Nursery in Australia. In this first minisode, Josh shares his background both in bonsai as an entrepenuer and advice from his experience in starting a bonsai business. Check back next week for the deeper discussions we had with him as well in regarding the benefits of bonsai and the bonsai mindset.


The video version for Episode 33 is available here:


The podcast version of Episode 33 is available here.


Next week ~6/10-11, we will be releasing longer pieces of our discussion with Josh as additional episodes. In our feed we discuss the benefits of practicing bonsai. Meanwhile in Josh's feed you'll find our musings on how to develop a bonsai mindset.

Guest Info:

Josh Hooson is a bonsai artist, nursery owner, and educator based out of New South Wales, Australia. His nursery "Bonsai-en" provides supplies trees and tools across Australia as well as educational Youtube, podcast, and online course content for international audiences. Learn more about his offerings at the links below.

Sponsor Info: 

(INSERT YOUR AD HERE). Email us at bonsaitimepodcast@gmail.com if you would like to discuss sponsoring an episode! Sponsor information will be tailored to your needs but generally is read on air and included in the show notes.

Support the Pod:

            Anytime you listen, subscribe, rate us, or share us with friends you help keep us motivated to keep making episodes for you all! If you want to take it to the next level, you can also help keep the podcast going by donating to us through Spotify or by sponsoring an episode (contact us directly for that). All donations go back into the podcast such as for our web hosting, recording gear expenses, etc. Even $1/month would be a great help!

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Monday, May 6, 2024

Why You Should Apply for the Ben Oki Scholarship with Bob Pressler, Ep31-32

I. Episode Summary & Links

            For this next 2-part series, Kevin and Kelly interviewed Bob Pressler regarding a bonsai scholarship that he helps organize. They talked about why you should apply and how you can boost your odds of success! The Ben Oki Scholarship Fund is awarded by the California Bonsai Society to two recipients a year. Each recipient is granted $1000 to use to further their bonsai education to give back to the bonsai community. Your co-hosts, Kevin Faris and Kelly Lui, are among the previous recipients of this scholarship. For more information on how to apply, please go to https://www.californiabonsaisociety.com/post/the-ben-oki-bonsai-scholarship-fund-1.


The video version for part 1 / Episode 31 is available here:

The podcast version of Part 1 is available here.


The video version for part 2 / Episode 32 is available here:


The podcast version of Part 2 is available here.

Guest Info:

Bob Pressler is also the owner of Kimura Bonsai Nursery and President of the California Bonsai Society

Sponsor Info: 

(INSERT YOUR AD HERE). Email us at bonsaitimepodcast@gmail.com if you would like to discuss sponsoring an episode! Sponsor information will be tailored to your needs but generally is read on air and included in the show notes.

Support the Pod:

            Anytime you listen, subscribe, rate us, or share us with friends you help keep us motivated to keep making episodes for you all! If you want to take it to the next level, you can also help keep the podcast going by donating to us through Spotify or by sponsoring an episode (contact us directly for that). All donations go back into the podcast such as for our web hosting, recording gear expenses, etc. Even $1/month would be a great help!

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Monday, April 22, 2024

Forests, Climate, and Bonsai with Dr. Gordan Bonan, Ep29-30

I. Episode Summary & Links

            For this special 2-part Earth Day series, Kevin and Ryan interviewed Dr. Gordon Bonan, a Colorado-based bonsai artist and climate scientist. We asked Gordon in this wide-ranging interview to distill his scientific findings from climate modeling, how it may impact us as humans, bonsai artists, and our trees, and how he approaches sharing information on the subject with the public. In part 2 coming next week, we also have some listener questions he addresses.


The video version for part 1 / Episode 29 is available here:

The podcast version of episode 29 is available here.


The video version for part 2 / Episode 30 is will be available here.

The podcast version of Episode 30 is available here.

Guest Info:

            Dr. Gordon Bonan is a climate scientist and published author from the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Many of Gordon's research publications can be found here for further reading: Also, Gordon's authored books are available here.

Sponsor Info: 

            This episode is also sponsored by the Columbus Bonsai Society. Learn more about bonsai through a locally supporting community and connect with us at future events such as our upcoming 52nd annual show which will be 7/20-7/21/24. Learn more at the website below. www.columbusbonsai.org


(INSERT YOUR AD HERE). Email us at bonsaitimepodcast@gmail.com if you would like to discuss sponsoring an episode! Sponsor information will be tailored to your needs but generally is read on air and included in the show notes.

Support the Pod:

            Anytime you listen, subscribe, rate us, or share us with friends you help keep us motivated to keep making episodes for you all! If you want to take it to the next level, you can also help keep the podcast going by donating to us through Spotify or by sponsoring an episode (contact us directly for that). All donations go back into the podcast such as for our web hosting, recording gear expenses, etc. Even $1/month would be a great help!

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Monday, April 1, 2024

Southern Bliss: The Artistry and Love of Rodney & Charlie Clemons Ep28

 I. Episode Summary & Links

            In today's episode, Kevin interviewed Rodney and Charlie Clemons at their bonsai nursery in Georgia. Rodney is well known online as a specialist in Boxwoods, but less well known is the story of his wife Charlie who is an accomplished bonsai artist in her own right. Here they share their intertwined story.


The video version is available here:

The podcast version is available here.

Guest Info:

            Rodney and Charlie Clemons have a bonsai nursery called All Good Bonsai in Stone Mountain, GA. See their work and offerings on their website below.
AllGoodBonsai.com

Sponsor Info: 

            Tori Solis of Blue Nose Trading is a multi-talented artist specializing in bonsai pottery, other ceramics, and jewelry. Her beautiful work, tips for techniques, and her new Bonsai Pot-cast series can be found at the links below. ⁠https://linktr.ee/BlueNoseTrading             This episode is also sponsored by the Columbus Bonsai Society. Learn more about bonsai through a locally supporting community and connect with us at future events such as our upcoming 52nd annual show which will be 7/20-7/21/24. Learn more at the website below. www.columbusbonsai.org

            This episode would not be possible without help from David Cutchin of D&L Nursery. Thanks, David for linking us up and facilitating this interview! https://dlnursery.com/

Support the Pod:

            Anytime you listen, subscribe, rate us, or share us with friends you help keep us motivated to keep making episodes for you all! If you want to take it to the next level, you can also help keep the podcast going by donating to us through Spotify or by sponsoring an episode (contact us directly for that). All donations go back into the podcast such as for our web hosting, recording gear expenses, etc. Even $1/month would be a great help!

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