The Bonsai Adventures
In very general terms, most new bonsai trees should be potted in early spring. Tropical bonsai trees should be potted in very early summer before the extreme heat starts. Deciduous trees such as elms and maples should be potted before the new leaves break out of their buds. Pines should be potted just as theyContinue reading “Pot a New Bonsai”
So you purchased (or placed) a tree in a pot.. Now what? Depending on the season of the year, the type of tree, and the health of the tree, the fastest and most satisfying answer may be to put wire on the branches, and to form the branches into the shapes that you are envisioning.Continue reading “Create a Bonsai: Wire Theory and Application”
Choosing a tree is one of the most exciting parts of bonsai. It’s where you get the opportunity to learn about a new type of tree, and also where you get to imagine the specimen that you are hoping to create. I don’t want to get into the super fine details of tree care becauseContinue reading “Choosing a Tree”
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