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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...

Clip and Grow Method: Developing a P...

The clip and grow method is a great way to familiarize yourself with the growth patterns of your tree.  For beginners, it’s also a great method to train your tree without needing to apply wire to your...

Bonsai Training: Clip and Grow Metho...

Of the methods in which you can train your bonsai tree, the clip and grow method is the easiest.  Simply put, it requires just basic shears to do. However for your tree to develop correctly, you must still...

Our Top 2 Favorite Bonsai Species

Choosing a bonsai species can be difficult.  There are so many species and varieties that can make it hard to decide.  Some trees prefer the clip and grow method of training while others need to be wired....

Preparing your tree for Winter

For many, the winter season storms have already begun and brought snow.  For others, as we get closer to the winter season, it’s a good time to prepare your trees. Insulation: The largest concern for...

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