People that are not yet entirely familiar with the art and horticulture of bonsai believe that bonsai trees and plants must be grown indoors. In fact, any tree that can grow outdoors in the wild can also grow and thrive …
Under planting creates a gorgeous miniature landscape overflowing with colorful bushes and tiny flowers.
Ficus bonsai trees grow well from cuttings, making them a good choice for gardeners who want to begin raising bonsai trees.
As a general rule, better-quality tools are to be preferred. They are not always expensive
The objective is to train the bonsai to grow in a required structure and style. Applying wire correctly
Classical bonsai styles are determined primarily by the shape of the trunk of the bonsai tree. There are six classical styles of bonsai.
Each has its own special prerequisites for care, feeding, pruning & wiring. Let's explore the positives and negatives of each.
Summer is a unique time in the yearly lifecycle of most bonsai; special attention must be made for almost all deciduous and coniferous species.
Bonsai art is much more than horticulture – it is a culture unto itself, a culture deeply rooted in the Zen philosophy that preaches non-evasive and unobtrusive human existence in harmony with nature.
A well-chosen bonsai will not only delight its recipient; it will become a source of pleasure for many years to come.