Getting an olive shrub from a garden centre and training it for bonsai requires putting it in a different substrate and reducing the plant. Here an explanation of the first steps towards training as bonsai for olive trees.
During a recent visit to Japan for the World Bonsai Convention, I had the opportunity to visit Mr. Kimura’s bonsai garden. This of course, was a chance I did not pass up on. Here a few shots from his garden.
What I found most impressing …
branches, Defoliating, frontpage, Manuals, Wiring
With spring in full swing in Texas, USA, Scott Barboza has worked on one of his maple bonsai in development again. On one of the well known bonsai forums (bonsainut) he showed how he works maples in earlier stages of development, in order to develop …
With loud drum the 8th edition of the world bonsai convention in Omiya Saitama was opened last night. Many honorary guests were allowed to speech, each and everyone more pleased with our presence. Even the royal family had sent a representative to indicate the importance …
21 Artists. 3 days. 300 trees. Saitama will host the biggest bonsai event of the year. The world bonsai convention.
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What is a bonsai growbox?
It I actually exactly what the name makes you think it is. A box to grow bonsai and/or pre-bonsai in. Normally these are constructed with a very well-draining bottom, and made to size for the tree that you are going to …
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A basic instruction to create a wooden growbox for bonsai
It really is very easy to build a basic growbox for your trees. Besides some bits of wood, all you need is a few screws, and tools. With this you can build a basic growbox for …