Nice looking deadwood looks nice. But how do you g about making deadwood that looks really old? I have decided on another strategy for stock in a growing field.Read More
Springtime is the period to redirect your growth. This creatagus is one of the first to receive spring treatment.Read More
Our bonsai put on a colourfull display in fall. But why do trees change colour?Read More
The golden ratio is often used in art en design. What is is, and how can you use the golden ratio in bonsai to your advantage!?Read More
Most people growing bonsai have been there at some point. You are excited. You join a forum because you have just bought your first bonsai. So you post your tree online and ask the forum for input on your very first starter bonsai tree. And then you get a few grumpy remarks.Read More
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) …Read More
Defoliating Bonsai can be usefull
It is used for a range of reasons. From improving branching to redistributing energy.
How big are bonsai?
It is an important question to ask yourself when you start off with bonsai. Because the trees are small, but still fairly big. How big..?
Rating bonsai is a profession in itself.
And after competitions often the judges face a hard time defending their choices. But even during cclub nights discussions may run high when discussing trees of members. This page aims at setting some guidelines for discussing trees.
Pierneef bonsai Style
is a tree that looks like a mejestic savanna tree. Originating from South Africa, this is a dificult style, due to its simplicity.