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...

Summer Bonsai Watering Tips

Summer Bonsai Watering Tips For Beginners: Most beginners are always more likely to kill a bonsai tree by underwatering than overwatering. When the weather gets hot,...
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Creating Movement by Wiring your Tree’s Trunk

Wiring a Bonsai Tree Trunk Movement is one of the most important aspects to a bonsai tree. Movement is what gives your tree character. Luckily,...

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...

Layering a Juniper Procumbens Nana by Jason Chan

Layering a Juniper Procumbens Nana Yesterday evening, I stumbled across a great Juniper Procumbens Nana in our nursery that was perfect for a semi cascade....

Bonsai Wire: Copper Wire vs. Aluminum Wire

Bonsai Wire When choosing which wire to use for wiring your bonsai tree, the decision to choose between copper or aluminum usually arises. We've outlined...

Using Bonsai Guy Wires : An alternative to traditional wiring

Bonsai Guy Wires Guy wires are a great alternative to bending and shaping branches on your bonsai tree.  Certain species of trees such as pomegranate...

Bonsai Pots: Comparing made in Japan, Korea, and the Yixing Province...

Bonsai Pots Choosing a bonsai pot can be quite confusing at first. One aspect of bonsai pots to compare is quality.  The best quality pots...

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. ...

2 Bonsai Watering Tips to Beat the Heat

Watering Tips We're experiencing some temperatures of 106 lately so we thought this might be helpful even to those that don't have the extreme heat....