Juniper Styling Tips: Pinching or Cutting: Which is Best?

Pinching or Cutting: Which is Best? Juniper styling tips, pinching or cutting your foliage and needles.  Which one is the better method?  Traditionally, the technique...

De-Candling Black Pines

Project Summary: Materials Needed: Black Pines are one of the most prized bonsai trees. However, maintaining a black pine bonsai can be intimidating. The most important...

Basic Branch Wiring Technique

Project Summary:Materials Needed:In this project we'll cover how to properly wire two primary branches on a Juniper Procumbens Nana bonsai tree. Juniper Procumbens Nana...

Wiring the Bonsai Tree Trunk

Project Summary: Materials Needed: One of the most unique characteristics on a bonsai tree is its movement. This refers to the bends, curves, and twists present...

Preparing your Bonsai Pot

Project Summary: Materials Needed: Preparing your pot is an essential step to repotting your tree. In this tutorial, we'll go over the steps to properly prepare...

Juniper Bonsai Tree Care Information

The Juniper bonsai tree does best in filtered or shaded sunlight. Juniper bonsai trees can survive in cold weather and are extremely hardy...
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Watering your Bonsai Tree

Watering a Bonsai Tree Watering your bonsai tree is the most important aspect of caring for your bonsai tree. Since your tree is now confined...

Layering a Juniper Procumbens Nana by Jason Chan

Layering a Juniper Procumbens Nana Yesterday evening, I stumbled across a great Juniper Procumbens Nana in our nursery that was perfect for a semi cascade....
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Bonsai Tools Explained

So you've decided that you want to get a little bit more serious about working with your bonsai trees. That's great. As a beginner,...

What does Drop Forged Mean?

Drop Forged Drop forged is one of the most basic types of forging. Going back to feudal Japan, expert blacksmiths and sword makers would strike...