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…

November 3, 2014 nick

Zen as most people know relates to the principles of meditation and relaxation and it doesn’t always mean that it has to be outside in a garden atmosphere. You can freely make any room in your home have that Zen factor. In today’s world, no wonder people are always trying to find something or some place to try and help them relieve the stress they experience every day in their lives. That’s why thinking about creating a space in your home for a Zen atmosphere is a good idea for some people. It’s always nice to have a place in…

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…

July 2, 2014 nick

Gardening can not only beautify your home but it can also be something that can bring you peace and it’s great exercise. However, we all know at the same time gardening can be really hard work and that hard work sometimes gets in the way of our enjoyment for gardening. So to help take away the dread one often gets when they think about working out in the, here’s a few helpful and clever tips to make your gardening experience a lot easier and a lot more fun. Pot in a Pot Everyone knows how much of a hassle it…

May 30, 2013 nick

How great would it be to have a really nice place to relax and feel at peace. Well, when you visit a Japanese garden that’s what you get. It’s also what you can get if you create your own Japanese garden. It’s important to note that you should know a few things about Japanese gardens before you start putting one together. The main goal of a Japanese garden is to create a space or spaces for both meditation as well as reflection. At one time these gardens were spaces that were meant only for Japan’s ruling class so they could…