Two Great Benefits of Grafting for Improving your Tree

Benefits of Grafting for Improving your Tree Two of the benefits of grafting are to improve the quality of your trees whether it be purely...

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...

Black Pines: Time to cut those candles!

Black Pine Candle Cutting The time for maintaining your Black Pine bonsai tree is upon us again, its time for Black Pine Candle Cutting.  For...

Modern Styling Methods

Modern Styling Methods: Creating Fullness and Depth In an earlier post, we discussed the pros of cutting back growth rather than pinching the needles back. ...

Liquid or Granule Fertilizer Pros & Cons

Liquid or Granule Fertilizer Pros & Cons When it comes to choosing a type of fertilizer, there are lots of choices and brands but one...

3 Tips on Preparing a Show Bonsai Tree

Preparing a Show Bonsai Tree Interested in showing a bonsai tree at your next club's bonsai exhibition?  Here are some great tips on how to...
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Bonsai Design: Choosing a Front

Bonsai Design In this video, we go through the 3 major factors I consider when choosing a proper front on a bonsai tree. This is...

Types of Bonsai Styles

Bonsai Styles What is a bonsai? The word 'bonsai' originated from China and gradually spread throughout Asia. Bonsai signifies a tree gown in a small...
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Bonsai Styling: Semi-Cascade Juniper

Juniper Bonsai Styling In this video, I style Semi-Cascade Juniper. At the end of the video, I review the thought process involved while styling the...
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How to Wire a Bonsai Tree Branch

Wiring a Bonsai Tree Branch How to wire a bonsai tree branch, shaping and styling is what makes working with your bonsai enjoyable. Being able...