Pest Control: The benefits of Year Round Oil

Pest Control During this time of the year, pests typically aren't a big issue as most trees are dormant with very slow growth. The cold...

Chinese Elm Deciduous Bonsai

What is a Deciduous Bonsai? A Deciduous Bonsai is a bonsai that will shed its leaves seasonally to protect itself from harsh seasons. The rotation...

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...

Top Four Causes for Yellow Leaves

Causes for Yellow Leaves Bonsai trees require full time care. The most important aspects in growing and caring for your bonsai includes watering, humidity, lighting,...

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...

Preparing your Bonsai for Winter

Bonsai Winter Preparation For many, the winter season storms have already begun and brought snow.  For others, as we get closer to the winter season,...

No lower branches? Make it a Bunjin Style Bonsai

Creating Bunjin / Literati Style Bonsai Trees Typically lower branches are highly valued when making a bonsai tree.  However, there is a style that is...

Ponytail Palm Bonsai Tree Care Information

Ponytail Palm Bonsai The ponytail palm bonsai tree is characterized by its large bulbous base and fine smooth-edged flat leaves. The palm bonsai tree is...

Balancing Blooms on Satsuki Azaleas

Satsuki Azaleas: Balancing Blooms One of the little known secrets of working with Satsuki Azaleas is balancing their flowers. When Balancing Blooms on Satsuki Azaleas...

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...