Planning for your Spring Soil Mixture

Spring Soil Mixture It's almost that time of year again though it might not feel like it yet.  Spring is around the corner and it's...

Two Benefits of Drainage Screens

Drainage Screens: When repotting your bonsai tree, make sure to use a drainage screen. Aside from preventing soil from falling through your pot during water,...

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...

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....

Re-Potting your Bonsai Tree

If your bonsai tree is becoming too big for the current pot, it is time to repot your tree! Repotting will help prevent your...

Creating a Bonsai Tree from Scratch

Creating a Bonsai Tree from Scratch Creating a bonsai tree is something everybody can do.  However, it requires  a good understanding of a few techniques...

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...

Branch Cutters: The 2 Most Popular Tools

Branch Cutters Having the proper tools are essential for maintaining your bonsai tree.  The proper tool can help make proper cuts on your tree when...

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...

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...