January 31, 2013 nick

Most of us when we think of a Bonsai tree we immediately think of Japan. There’s nothing wrong with that because the Japanese have been creating beautiful Bonsai trees for quite some time. However, what most people don’t realize is that the first Bonsai actually came from China and then after China the art of the Bonsai spread East over to Korea where it finally reached Japan. It was the Buddhist monks who began the art of Bonsai. You see, these monks wanted some way to bring the beauty of the outdoors inside their temples. Historians discovered from their ancient…