The beauty of bonsai

Not only are bonsai trees a thing of real beauty that are great conversation starters, they are also an absorbing and incredibly satisfying hobby. Although you can buy ready trimmed bonsai’s, growing and trimming your own is great fun. This isn’t as complicated as it seems either as when you buy a bonsai starter kit […]

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Bonsai Design and Cutting

The removal of the tap root promotes the branching of the root ball so that the root forms a uniform approach. ┬áIn addition to the traditional method of “pruning” you can also go through the branches using traditional forms of tension wires (palm fibre cords were once used), and more recent is the method of […]

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What is Bonsai?

Bonsai is the art of growing trees or sometimes wooded plants that resemble large trees within the house. For this reason the art form is known as indoor bonsai since each indoor bonsai tree starts with bonsai seeds. At times bonsai is referred to as dwarfing but technically Japanese bonsai should not be thought of […]

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