Finding the Right Bonsai

What To Look For In Your Tree What To Look For In Your Tree

The overall look of the bonsai is a good indicator as to the state of health of the plant... 

Growing Indoors vs Outdoors Growing Indoors vs Outdoors

The physiologies of bonsai trees are of that of any other trees. They are in essence... 

Grow From Seed or Buy Trees? Grow From Seed or Buy Trees?

There is just something very satisfying about growing a plant from its seeds. Watching... 

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Bonsai Tree Styles

Introduction to Bonsai Trees Introduction to Bonsai Trees

To put it in a nutshell, bonsai is a miniaturized tree grown from the sapling of... 

Formal Upright and Informal Upright styles Formal & Informal Upright styles

Gardening is generally a very personal hobby. Gardeners choose plant varieties and... 

Slanting, Cascade and Semi-Cascade styles Slanting, Cascade & Semi-Cascade

The Japanese, more than any other cultures, have greatly influenced the modern day... 

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Caring for Your Bonsai

Bonsai Maintenance Tools Bonsai Maintenance Tools

The tools used in maintaining bonsai trees are quite similar to general gardening tools. Nevertheless, as bonsais are trimmed and pruned more often than your average garden plant, it is best to get the tools that are specially designed for bonsai maintenance.  [Read More...]

Pruning and Trimming Pruning and Trimming

Most of the bonsai trees that you see did not grow into perfect miniatures on their own. More likely than not, the pleasing aesthetics that we witness in a bonsai is a result of years of carefully planned trimming and pruning regimens. Regardless of the type of tree that you have planted, a ‘bonsai seed’ will become nothing more than a messy... [Read more...]

Wiring Your Bonsai Wiring Your Bonsai

Bonsai trees are traditionally shaped to replicate the shapes of fully-grown trees in the wild. There are many techniques used by bonsai experts in shaping their trees. Pruning and trimmings are some of the common techniques used but if you are trying to influence your bonsai to grow in a particular manner or direction, wiring techniques prove to be... [Read more...]

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