The Importance of Bonsai Branch Arrangement

Bonsai Branch Arrangement Branch arrangement is most often the difference between a good bonsai tree and a wonderful bonsai tree.  Unfortunately branch arrangement is one...

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...

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...

Maximizing your Bonsai Fertilizer with your Soil Mix

Maximizing your Bonsai Fertilizer Fertilizing your bonsai tree is essential to keeping your bonsai tree healthy and growing.  However, fertilizer costs money and you want...
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Bonsai Styling Timelapse

Bonsai Styling Timelapse In this bonsai styling timelapse video, Jason demonstrates a restyling, or arrangement of branches on a bonsai. He goes over tips and...

Watering : Checking for Signs of Stress

Watering In Japan, only the most senior level apprentice or student is permitted to water the trees.  The reason for this is because watering the...

Heavy Bends with Guy Wire

Guy Wire The guy wire technique is used both in landscape trees and bonsai trees. You'll often see trees that have branches with wire attached...

Training Satsuki Azaleas Overview

Satsuki Azaleas Satsuki Azaleas are one of the most desired trees in bonsai.  The most desired attributes in a Satsuki Azalea bonsai tree are a...

Bonsai Training: Clip and Grow Method Basics: Tip #1

Bonsai Training: Clip and Grow Method Of the methods in which you can train your bonsai tree, the clip and grow method is the easiest. ...
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Bonsai Techniques: Using Guy Wire

Using Guy Wire Bringing a thick branch down can be tough. Even with the use of heavy gauge 7mm wire, it still might not be...