Keshiki means something like “landscape” in japanese and is pronounced kesh-key. The term is used by Kenji Kobayashi in his book to refer to simple “landscape” bonsai that he creates.

My keshiki come from the same idea.


kesh27a

re-purposed ceramic pot from New Zealand

 

Keshiki no. 27 is a Swamp Cypress forest (nine trees) with rocks, loose stones and moss. I’ll post again in the late summer to show the growth – these little sticks are just getting going…