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Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Sun and wind

Winter in the bonsaigarden

Everybody who has bonsai knows the worry at the end of winter. A tree is a little slow in responding to warmer weather. No bud is swelling. No green line is showing. Has the bonsai died over winter? This post is part of a series …

Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Low winter temperatures

Winter kills bonsai. The drops in temperatures can cause a lot of damage to our bonsai and the roots. How do you stop winter from killing your bonsai?

Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Insects

Scale infection

Bonsai run the risk oof dying over winter. N an attempt to best prepare for winter, this article deals with the risk of insect damage to bonsai over winter.

What kills bonsai in Winter?

It is springtime. Slowly the buds of our bonsai start to swell. But some of them don’t? Did something kill it over winter?
The most common causes of bonsai mortality over winter explained!

Developing bonsai maple branches – spring work

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 …

Build instructions for a bonsai growbox

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 …

Winter in Bonsai Museum Dusseldorf

Location of the Bonsai Museum
It is still early on the 4th of December when I arrive in Dusseldorf. I am visiting the Bonsai Museum Dusseldorf today. I am participating in a workshop on deadwood for bonsai. however, first I would like to have a walk …

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