Winter in the bonsaigarden

Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Sun and wind

December 8, 2017 – 7:00 pm

Everybody who has bonsai knows the worry at the end of winter. A tree is a little slow in responding to warmer weather. No...

Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Low winter temperatures

December 1, 2017 – 7:00 pm

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

Scale infection

Avoid winter damage in bonsai: Insects

November 17, 2017 – 5:00 pm

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

  • Sap transport

    February 26, 2013 – 8:21 pm

    Understanding sap transport in Bonsai
    . Whether it is setting an air layer, understanding growth or...

  • Why trunks grow thick

    February 23, 2013 – 9:48 pm

    Carved trunk Why bonsai trunks grow thick
    . It is good to understand how trunks grow if you...

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Health

First Aid

Help, my bonsai is dying
!? Why and ways to avoid this problem!

physiology

Sap transport

Understanding sap transport in Bonsai
. Whether it is setting an air layer, understanding growth or saving broken branches, understanding how sap flows through branches and the trunk can help you growing better bonsai.

Species

Ulmus parviflora

Ulmus parviflora for bonsai
. Is a great species for people that want fine twigs and tight foliage.

Fysiology, General, Trunks

Why trunks grow thick

Carved trunk

Why bonsai trunks grow thick
. It is good to understand how trunks grow if you want to grow them yourself.

Seed

Sowing plants

Acacia seedlings

Growing bonsai from seed is maybe the most rewarding ways to grown bonsai. It does however require a lot of patience!

Rating, Trunks

Good trunks

Birch trunk

The base of a good bonsai, is a good trunk. The main thing giving the impression of age are the trunk and bark of your bonsai. And all too often this aspect is overlooked when people just start off with bonsai. How to create the perfect trunk for bonsai? To know that, one first needs to define what a good bonsai trunk is. Let’s take a closer look.

Species

Acer palmatum

A. Palmatum spring foliage

Japanese Maple as bonsai
. one of the speciees with the most delicate foliage and an instant favour for most people that see this plant. The japanese maple makes excellent bonsai!

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