Bonsai knowledge for beginners

Bonsai knowledge for beginners

Over the past 25 years of running the Bonsai Shop in Dublin, I have come across many questions from beginners. The following is a selection of some of them with answers. How do you take care of them? The most important thing is watering. Bonsai need more watering than...
Great Bonsai, part one

Great Bonsai, part one

Bonsai that mysterious tree that has intrigued and inspired many great artists has been around for many centuries. One great example is a famous tree known as the  ‘Hiroshima Survivor’, a 400 year old Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora...
The Blushing Bride Protea

The Blushing Bride Protea

The Protea family (Proteaceae) includes a wide range of ground covers, trees and shrubs that often make superb garden plants. While some of the species are frost-tender, they are in all other respects remarkably resilient plants that often thrive in situations where...