2 Wiring Tips for Improving your Technique

Wiring Tips Nearly every bonsai enthusiast is always trying to improve their technique.  After looking at trees in books, we would all like to know...

Preparing your Bonsai for the winter

Winter Bonsai During winter, certain species of bonsai trees  (Chinese Elms and Other Specialty Trees) will lose their leaves. Some bonsai beginners may feel...

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...

Working with your Bonsai Tree’s Roots

Working with your Bonsai Tree's Roots: The Right Tools for the Job Working with your bonsai tree's roots is sometimes a neglected task.  Most enthusiasts...
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Bonsai Soil Mixes : 3 Major Factors

Bonsai Soil In this video, we go through the basic factors and essential elements for creating a bonsai soil mix. The video also shows some...

Branch Arrangement: 2 Tips on Pushing back growth

Pushing Back Growth Making your bonsai tree look full can be difficult sometimes when it seems like you do not have enough foliage to work...

Winter and Tree Dormancy

Bonsai Tree Dormancy Tree Dormancy causes a lot of worry for many newcomers to bonsai.  It can be scary to start seeing your tree start...

Flowering Tea Tree Bonsai Care

  Tea Tree Bonsai Care The success of your bonsai depends on a variety of factors, most notably watering and light. Below are some species specific...

Clip and Grow Method: Developing a Pad Layer

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...

Creating Bonsai Jins, The Easy Way

Creating Bonsai Jins Bonsai jins are a great way to add character and style to your tree.  It also lets you utilize the unused branches...