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
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.
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.Read More