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Arakawa cutting

Bonsai propagation by cuttings in spring

Taking cuttings is a perfect way to get more plants of your favorite type. Thi spring, I decided to try some Arakawa japanese maple cuttings.

Bonsai layering – Step by step explanation

Transplanting maple seedlings for bonsai

Winter cuttings

Growing bonsai from Seed

My trees

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Tamarix bonsai

Tamarix bonsai full of surprises

Tamarix is a fast growing species featuring a spectacular bark with age. Untill something goed wrong, as with mine..

Removing side branches

Winter flowers?

Yew bonsai from hedging material


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Ash for bonsai

Ash are fast growing trees with opposing compound leaves. Identification is made easy thanks to the black buds.

Field maple for bonsai

Privet (Ligustrum) for bonsai

Taxus baccata and cuspidata


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Tamarix bonsai full of surprises

Nature’s little helpers

Removing azalea bonsai flowers