About Nikki Bonsai

Updates on Bonsai art in India, Bonsai Classes by Nikki Bonsai at Trivandrum, tips and techniques on Bonsai trees from D Ravindran.

About Nikki Bonsai

Updates on Bonsai art in India, Bonsai Classes by Nikki Bonsai at Trivandrum, tips and techniques on Bonsai trees from D Ravindran.

Nikki Bonsai Featured in The Hindu

Nikki Bonsai Featured in The Hindu

The Hindu’s Hema Vijay pays a visit to Nikki Bonsai Garden in Padmanabhapuram and is amazed by South India’s largest Bonsai Garden, the variety of Bonsai trees on display here and the other unique features of the garden including the Zen Garden, the Penjing Garden and the Orchid Garden. Featured in the weekly Habitat section […]

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Sasya Bandhu Award for D Ravindran

Sasya Bandhu Award Plaque

D Ravindran of Nikki Bonsai was bestowed with the Sasya Bandhu Award by the Avadhoota Datta Peetham of Mysore. The award was given to him in a glittering ceremony held on the occasion of the 15th Brahmotsavam of the Sri Datta Venkateswara Kshetram and the 72nd birthday celebrations of Pujya Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Swamiji on […]

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Casuarina – A Perfect Tree for Bonsai

Casuarina Corner at Nikki Bonsai Garden

Casuarina equisetifolia  is regarded as a tropical pine and in the field of tropical bonsai, it has come to be an excellent substitute for Japanese pine.  It is a perfect tree for Bonsai since it lends itself to be trained into all traditional styles  with ease and makes for beautiful Bonsai specimens.

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Bonsai Wisdom Convention, Mumbai

4 bonsai masters of renown

We are happy to announce that D Ravindran of Nikki Bonsai Garden is one of the contestants in the Bonsai Styling contest being held at the Bonsai Wisdom Convention in Mumbai from the 20th -22nd of February 2014. This contest is for seasoned Bonsai Instructors who will be provided with a ‘raw’ bonsai, which they […]

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Nikki Bonsai Garden -The Inauguration in Pictures

The inauguration of Nikki Bonsai Garden in Padmanabhapuram on October 14th, 2013 was a grand success. It was a well attended event and set the tone for the steady flow of visitors since then. Here is a capture of the event in a series of photographs. The Bonsai Garden was inaugurated by Sri.KT Pachaimal Hon. Minister […]

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