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Maintaining your Lucky Bamboo: Calci...

It’s almost unavoidable unless you have a water filtration system or softener that helps reduce the calcium in your water.  Over time as you water your lucky bamboo, calcium deposits will develop on the...

Creating your First Lucky Bamboo Arr...

Creating your first lucky bamboo arrangement is extremely easy.  To create your first arrangement, gather your materials.  This would include some live lucky bamboo stalks, rocks, and a nice sturdy vase.  ...

Liquid or Granule Fertilizer Pros &#...

When it comes to choosing a type of fertilizer, there are lots of choices and brands but one of the most discussed topics with fertilizer is whether to go with liquid or to go with granule fertilizer. Granule...

Basic Fertilizing Techniques for you...

Fertilizing is probably one of the most common questions that arises at every demonstration.  Everybody loves to feed their tree.  However, sometimes we give our tree too much love and we fertilize too much...

Winter and Tree Dormancy

Tree Dormancy causes a lot of worry for many newcomers to bonsai.  It can be scary to start seeing your tree start to have yellow leaves or even drop them altogether. Luckily this is very normal and a...

3 Essential Tools for your First Bon...

So you’ve just received a new bonsai tree for the holidays or picked one up for yourself.  You’re probably asking yourself now what. Aside from watering your tree regularly, you’ll need to...

Heavy Bends with Guy Wire

The guy wire technique is used both in landscape trees and bonsai trees. You’ll often see trees that have branches with wire attached to them anchoring them downward. The wire is used to put pressure on...

Heavy Branch Bending with Raffia

For most of us, we always wish that a branch could be moved lower. However, we’re often limited by our technique or fear of breaking a branch while bringing the branch down.  More often than not, the...

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