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Anatomy of a Tree – The Trunk & Branches – part 2

The next article in this series of Anatomy of a tree, will be focusing on the trunk and branches. It continues on from the first part: The roots. Having a good understanding of all these elements will help us to look after our trees and better understand their limitations. Trunk and Branches Trees have the [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Beginner Articles, Tree Anatomy|0 Comments

Book Review – Bonsai with Japanese Maples -Peter Adams

Bonsai with Japanese Maples synopsis With their delicate foliage, seasonal colour changes, and intricate pattern of branching, Japanese maples are among the most popular and suitable plants for bonsai design. In this long awaited book, internationally renowned expert Peter Adams discusses both the specific [...]

By | November 14th, 2016|Book Reviews|0 Comments

Anatomy of a Tree – The Roots – Part 1

Bonsai is the art of growing a tree in a pot with the aim of creating a miniature ancient  image. The three essential components being the tree, the bonsai pot and the medium it is planted in. These next few article will be about understanding the anatomy of a tree. This first part will focus [...]

By | October 24th, 2016|Beginner Articles, Tree Anatomy|Comments Off on Anatomy of a Tree – The Roots – Part 1

Bonsai – Getting started, a few tips

Bonsai is a fantastic hobby and despite what you may think, it is not terribly difficult to get started in. If you have a curiosity or an appreciation of Bonsai then I would encourage you to give it a go but before you jump right in, here are some tips that should steer you in [...]

By | August 28th, 2016|Beginner Articles|3 Comments

Bonsai Watering

An important technique in ensuring the success of you bonsai tree is watering. Even though bonsai watering is relatively easy, there are a number of factors that determine how often this needs to be done. Some of these factors include the climate you live in, the species and size of the tree, how deep [...]

By | July 3rd, 2016|Beginner Articles, Techniques|0 Comments