Artificial Bonsai Trees Would Suit Any Environment

The bonsai tree is very unique and has its origin in Japan. It is unique because of the look it has, as the vines and the leaves are very delicate looking and uniquely designed. They are very intricately made as well, as it is known that a lot of natural vines are used to create…


Tips for Wiring Bonsai Trees

If you want to shape your bonsai tree, then you will have to wire it at some point in its life.  There are many things you need to know about wiring bonsai trees.  This article will give you a few tips to get you started. Type There are two types of wire used on bonsais,…


A Look at Essential Bonsai Supplies

Taking care of a bonsai is a rewarding hobby.  In addition to the tree, you will also need a few other bonsai supplies.  This article will discuss some of the most important things you’ll need besides your tree. Pot The pot is one of the most important things you need for your new tree.  It…


Bonsai Tree Care Tips -? Pruning

Pruning serves two purposes in bonsai tree care. Firstly, pruning removes branches that clutter and hinder the aesthetic design of the tree. Secondly, pruning directs and controls the growth of the tree. There are pruning forms such as branch pruning which include pinching (finger pruning) and leaf pruning to help encourage branching. There is also…


Bonsai Care – The Hawaiian Umbrella Tree

Bonsai trees are dwarf trees that can be a fun and creative hobby. These miniature trees are grown in containers and training and nurturing them is an artistic endeavor that can be enjoyed by most anyone. One favorite type of bonsai is the Hawaiian umbrella tree. This tree has thick leaves that form a lush…


Art of Growing a Bonsai Tree

The art of growing bonsai trees originated in China almost 1,000 years ago. However, it was the Japanese that were able to truly develop it and turn it into a worldwide phenomenon. Bonsai refers to the practice of growing a fully matured tree at a miniature height. The art of shrinking trees as they grow…


Say Aloha to the Hawaiian Umbrella Bonsai Tree

The hawaiian umbrella tree, dwarf schefflera arboricola, in nature grows as a small evergreen shrub. As such, it can be easily trained into bonsai form. The roots respond well to pruning and it is not as picky about watering as many other bonsai trees. As it is an evergreen, it has dark green leaves year…


Jade, the Succulent Bonsai

Mini-Jade (Portulacaria afra) Bonsai Guide Also known as the small leaf jade, portulacaria afra, are excellent bonsai for beginners and their ability to conform to most bonsai styles make them popular with enthusiasts as well. They are great for beginners because they grow very quickly, can be kept indoors, and can go a long…


Bonsai – How to Grow Your Own Bonsai Tree – Preparing Seeds

Most beginning bonsai artists will purchase a tree at some point of development and step by step learn to care for it. The beginner will graduate later on to pruning, trimming, wiring and other more advanced practices. At some point in his or her education, the enticement to undertake the challenge of producing a bonsai…


How to Water a Bonsai Tree

There are many things that you have to do when growing a bonsai tree. One of the most important is being able to water the plant properly and at the right time. People who are growing them for the first time will usually kill them due to a lack of watering or too much of…


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