How To Take Proper Care Of your Outdoor Bonsai Tree #2

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HUMIDITY During the cold months, when your bonsai is inside, we recommend placing it in a shallow tray filled with a layer of gravel with water added. This provides extra moisture around the tree as the water evaporates and reduces the amount of moisture lost to modern heating systems. FERTILIZING Fertilizing is also necessary if…


How To Take Proper Care Of your Outdoor Bonsai Tree #1

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With proper care, your bonsai will remain healthy, beautiful and miniature for many years to come. Since your bonsai is a living miniature tree, it will increase in beauty as it matures through the years. The instructions below are just the basics and, therefore, I recommend that you purchase one of the many fine books…


BONSAI TREE CARE- Daily Care―Feeding

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“Why Do Bonsai Need Fertilizer? Bonsai containers are a man-made environment. As such, they require you, in order to maintain the health and development of your bonsai, to provide, in addition to frequent watering, a regular dose of fertilizer to the soil or growing medium. What Type Of Fertilizer Should You Use? Feed your bonsai…


BONSAI TREE CARE- Daily Care―Watering

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Watering is indispensable to bonsai raising. It is a plant’s lifeline. Proper watering promotes a plant’s growth. Otherwise the plant becomes weary or withered. Although watering does not sound too difficult, you must keep experimenting to master it. Watering takes the most amount of time in bonsai raising, and in this sense it is the…


BONSAI STYLE—-SECRET OF SHAPING- Wiring

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Wiring is a method of bending trunks and branches using wires in order to achieve various impressive shapes. When the plant is still very young, the trunk is bent into the basic shape of a tree. Later on, as the plant grows, you bend the first branch (ichi-no-eda), the second branch (ni-no-eda), the third branch…


BONSAI TREE CARE- Bonsai Soil

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“What Is Bonsai Soil? Bonsai ‘soil’ is a mixture of organic and inorganic compounds that provide a suitable growing media for the cultivation of bonsai trees within the confines of a bonsai container. A bonsai container or pot is an unnatural and restrictive environment that, consequentially, requires a very well draining soil mix to maintain…


Seasonal Care of Outdoor Bonsai Trees

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Like other creatures, life activities of plants vary depending on temperature, humidity, and sunshine. When making a bonsai, you must nurture and manage the plant as its growth requires. For example, for plants growing in areas with four distinct seasons, their yearly growths can be divided into the following several stages. Winter is when plants…


How To Take Proper Care Of your Indoor Bonsai Tree (part 2)

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REPOTTING Repotting must be performed periodically on all bonsai when their root system has filled the pot. The reasons for repotting are to supply your tree with fresh soil, and to encourage a more compact root system. As a rule, most deciduous trees require repotting every two or three years, while evergreens only need to…


How To Take Proper Care Of your Indoor Bonsai Tree (part 1)

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With proper care, your bonsai will remain healthy, beautiful and miniature for many years to come. Since your bonsai is a living miniature tree, it will increase in beauty as it matures through the years. The instructions below are just the basics and, therefore, I recommend that you purchase one of the many fine books…


Raising of a bonsai tree

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It is no secret that garden work operations are a pleasant and relaxing way to forget about your worries for some time and to concentrate just upon the calmness of your surroundings. If you are ready for the change of the step from the typical flowers and vegetable plants which incline most people in addition…


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