August 5, 2016 nick

You would be amazed at just how many different types of Bonsai trees there are. It’s amazing to me the different shapes and sizes one can find these wonderful little treasures in. If you are considering getting into the Bonsai tree or if you just want one to brighten up a spot in your home I hope this list will help you pick the one that’s right for you. Often it will depend upon where you happen to live, the kind of space that you have where you live, how much time that you have to devote to your Bonsai…

June 27, 2015 nick

The whole idea for growing most Bonsai trees are to show off their unique and delicate beauty and that seriously can’t be done without having a pot that can help showcase your Bonsai. This is why potters create a variety of traditional and contemporary containers especially for accenting these lovely little plants. Bonsai pots can be compared to a frame that is put around a beautiful painting or picture. If the frame isn’t special the painting isn’t going to look as good as it should. A frame is meant to set off and display a work of art and it’s…

February 28, 2015 nick

You would really be amazed at just how misunderstood the little Bonsai has been over the years with a variety of different myths that have come and gone. Some of the myths might seem to be logical enough while others are so far fetched you even wonder how they ever came up with such ideas. A lot of the myths that have surrounded the Bonsai have long been proven totally wrong however, they seem to continue to pop up in literature about the Bonsai and you can even find them online. So, here are more of the common myths about…

September 29, 2014 nick

When it comes right down to it, there are five basic styles for bonsai trees that come with many, many variations but we won’t get that deep into that part of it all. What’s important to know is that these five basic styles are the foundation for all other shapes you will find in Bonsai trees. If you are a beginner this will be important information for you to learn so that it will be easier for you to decide what you want to do with your first Bonsai tree. The first basic style for the Bonsai tree is called…

March 1, 2013 nick

When people find out that my favorite hobby is growing Bonsai trees the most common question I’m asked is “How do you make a Bonsai?” To be honest, that’s sometimes a tough question to answer because there are a variety of answers that you can give. Probably the shortest and quickest answer would be this, any way in which you can propagate a plant you can start a Bonsai. This means that you can use seeds, cuttings, air layers, stock from your local nursery, growing them in the ground. You can even start them by using trees growing out in…