A Little About the Hawaiian Umbrella Bonsai Tree

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Bonsai trees make perfect living species for our yards and our homes but only if we know how to care for them. Many bonsai trees take lots of education in order to care for them properly, but there are definitely species of bonsai trees that are great for beginners. The Hawaiian umbrella bonsai tree is…


Try Using Fruit Trees as Bonsai

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While conifers and some deciduous trees make up the majority of bonsai, there are several fruit tree species that make delightful samples. These species are not dwarf varieties but, like other bonsai trees, carefully crafted miniatures of the standard tree. Apple, lemon, peach, cherry and several other fruit tree species make excellent bonsai. As with…


How To Take Care Of Your Juniper Bonsai Tree And Make It Last For Several Years

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Caring for your juniper bonsai plant is not exactly a fulltime job. If you can spare a few minutes in the morning and then a few more minutes in the afternoon to take care of your juniper bonsai plant, that would be enough to keep your plant alive. To help you take care of your…


How To Care For a White Pine Bonsai Tree

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Though no bonsai is easy to train or care for, pine is among the easier species. More tolerant to drying, they adapt well to a pot and often require only regular trimming and biannual repotting. In the wild, pine commonly grow to 50 feet or more with trunks that are a foot in diameter and…


Cultivating a Mango Bonsai Tree

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Cultivating a mango bonsai plant is not an easy thing to do but it can be done. You would actually have to sacrifice the fruit for this experience because no bonsai plant can hold up the mango when it is full grown. A mango bonsai tree does not necessarily have to be the typical bonsai…


Bonsai Basics for a Beautiful Tree

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Before you start learning bonsai basics, you should know that bonsai tree cultivation is a Japanese tradition stretching back hundreds of years.  Translating literally to “tray planting,” growing a bonsai tree involves actively working to shape a tree into a dwarfed, artistic version of itself. A bonsai tree is not a special dwarf or hybrid…


Basics For Making A Bonsai Forest

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A bonsai forest is a style of bonsai where a miniature forest made up of small trees is made in a bonsai tray or pot. This is actually one of the bigger bonsai creations that can be made by a bonsai gardener. A bonsai forest usually has trees which are grown straight and tall with…


The Bonsai Gallery: Getting To Know Bonsai Styles

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The art of making bonsai is magnified by the many different styles that you can manipulate your bonsai tree into. There are various styles that you can do with your bonsai that are available for viewing at any bonsai gallery. You may not know the names of the different bonsai styles at a bonsai gallery…


Creating the Perfect Bonsai Garden

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The world is full of people who aren’t happy with simply owning a single bonsai tree that is sedately displayed on their desk or table top. These people prefer to display their love of bonsai trees in a decorative bonsai garden. The Ambience When a person is designing a bonsai garden they are trying to…


The Rich History of Bonsai

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Many of us have just started to notice bonsai trees. These miniaturized little trees that are oddly shaped suddenly seem to be popping up everywhere. Although they are currently enjoying a sudden burst in popularity the bonsai tree is hardly a new invention. The history of bonsai is in fact long and steeped in culture.…


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