How to Repot your Bonsai Tree: Spring and Fall

Re-potting your Bonsai: Regular re-potting is essential for the healthy growth of your bonsai tree.  A few benefits include; preventing your bonsai tree from becoming...

California Juniper Workshop with David Nguy

California Juniper Workshop On October 2nd, I had the opportunity to assist David Nguy during his California Juniper workshop at the Golden State Bonsai Federations'...

A Little Green for the Class of 2013

August is that time of the year where it’s time to send the new high school grads to college. With the coming months of...

Fertilizing Techniques for Bonsai

Fertilizing Techniques Fertilizing is probably one of the most common questions that arises at every demonstration.  Everybody loves to feed their tree.  However, sometimes we...

Heavy Branch Bending with Raffia

Heavy Branch Bending For most of us, we always wish that a branch could be moved lower. However, we're often limited by our technique or...

Our Top 2 Favorite Bonsai Species

Our Favorite Bonsai Species Choosing a bonsai species can be difficult.  There are so many species and varieties that can make it hard to decide. ...

Dealing with Bonsai Scarring

Bonsai Scarring Scarring occurs when wire is wrapped too tightly or left too long and the tree starts to outgrow the wiring. A scar on...

Bonsai Wiring Tips & Tricks: How to get the most...

Wiring can be difficult and time consuming.  However, you can maximize your effort by doing one simple trick while wiring your bonsai tree branches....

3 Essential Bonsai Tools

3 Essential Bonsai Tools So you've just received a new bonsai tree for the holidays or picked one up for yourself.  You're probably asking yourself...

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...