Category: Bonsai Basics and Growing Techniques

Bonsai Potting Mix Recipe

Bonsai Potting Mix Recipe

Finding the right bonsai soil mix is one of the critical success factors when you plan to grow a bonsai plant. In fact, this is the first step that you should consider when you start growing bonsai from scratch. There are many factors that you should learn in relation to […]

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Bonsai Planting and Repotting

Bonsai Planting and Repotting

The word “bonsai” plainly means “in a pot”, or, “tray planting”. On the other hand, bonsai is a lot more than just a potted plant. Producing the look of large size and age is the objective of bonsai. This is achieved by making a bonsai with firm roots that go […]

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Bonsai Wiring Basics

Bonsai Wiring Basics

Wiring a Bonsai Tree A very crucial process that helps style your bonsai is wiring–every properly designed bonsai tree has been wired during its development. It can seem like it is a completely baffling technique to duplicate, but it will allow you to be able to manipulate and control the […]

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The 5 Basic Bonsai Tree Shaping Styles

The 5 Basic Bonsai Tree Shaping Styles

When just getting started, you need to keep in mind that there is no one “right” bonsai style. The goal when a shaping and creating your bonsai is trying to fashion a representation of a tree in its natural environment. How YOU visualize that tree is most important determining element […]

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Bonsai For Beginners

Bonsai For Beginners

So, you want to grow a bonsai tree but you have no idea where to start? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! This is one of the most sought after hobbies around, but it is one which requires a fair amount of research, to ensure you know how to grow the […]

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Simple Bonsai Techniques to Try

Simple Bonsai Techniques to Try

If you are thinking of getting into bonsai tree cultivation, then you will no doubt have done a little research before now. Because of that, you will know that bonsai trees are fantastic additions to your home, and they can be grown either indoors or outdoors. For the beginner however, […]

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How to Train Your Bonsai

How to Train Your Bonsai

If you are going to grow a bonsai tree and make it look the best it can be, you need to know how to train it. Yes, you actually need to train the tree you are growing! The best bonsai trees are cultivated well, maintained, styled, and trained by someone […]

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Bonsai Tree Maintenance

Bonsai Tree Maintenance

If you are in the process of growing a bonsai tree, or you’re a beginner who is thinking about starting this fantastic hobby, you will want to know exactly what you need to do in order to maintain your tree and get it to the point where it is looking […]

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Bonsai Tree Trimming

Bonsai Tree Trimming

One of the most interesting and inspiring parts of growing a bonsai tree is the trimming and pruning stage – this is when you see your tree design starting to take shape! Of course, the whole point of growing a beautiful bonsai is so you can personalize it and make […]

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How to Take Care of a Bonsai Tree

How to Take Care of a Bonsai Tree

Caring for bonsai means more than just the regular watering and pruning of the plant. It will require dedication and a lot of patience on your part if you want to have a healthy and adorable bonsai tree. If you’re looking to grow a bonsai tree, you will need to […]

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