Making a good bonsai from very basic material
It can be done, as shown here by the efforts of Rob C.
How do you keep bonsai tools separate in a workshop
We all know it.. You have a nice set of tools. You go to a bonsai meeting. And at the end of the day your tools are mixed in with others. How do you recognize your own?
Getting a nice taper is dificult.
Unless you know the power of cutting and growing, in repeated fashion.
The basis of bonsai is a good rootflare.
So wat is a good root system?
How tall should a bonsai be?
It is actually fairly easy to answer this question. If you know how big the trunk is in any case..
Getting good taper in bonsai is a matter of cutting
after letting a trunk grow big, you cit it back. And there you have it. Taper.
Bend it tight
and you will get amazing bonsai. So.. how young van you wire and bend branches? The younger the better!