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Although this whole site consists of short instructions on how to get the best out of your trees, the articles in this section are particularly focussed on the ‘how to’.

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 the branch structure of maple bonsai as much in ...

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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 bonsai ...

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Carved trunk

Taking a good picture of your bonsai can be very usefull. Think of situations like submitting your tree for an exhibition. Submitting a very good, clear picture of your tree can hugely improve your chances of the tree being accepted. But also if you are placing a picture online on a forum to get advice ...

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