Tag: Grow Your Own Bonsai

4 Essential Bonsai Care Tips for Beginners

4 Essential Bonsai Care Tips for Beginners

| November 15, 2012

Many don’t know this, but gardening is a very relaxing hobby. Re-potting, watering and caring for your plants is a great way to release stress and it allows you to think. But for those who don’t have the space or the time for a big garden, one option they have is to care for a […]

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Keeping your bonsai healthy

Keeping your bonsai healthy

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

In general, every two weeks feed bonsai with a high-nitrogen fertilizer from late spring, and then in summer feed them with a balanced fertilizer, stopping for four weeks during the hottest part of the summer and starting again in late summer with a low-nitrogen or tomato fertilizer. High-nitrogen fertilizer feeds leaves and buds, and low-nitrogen […]

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Bonsai Learner Permit

Bonsai Learner Permit

| January 29, 2012 | 1 Comment

Someone once told me a long time ago to get a ‘Learner Permit’ for a Bonsai. I wasn’t too sure at that stage of my early Bonsai life what they meant. After all it is only a tree that just happens to live in a pot! How wrong could I be. You see Bonsai or as I […]

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Inspiring Winter Bonsai

Inspiring Winter Bonsai

| December 25, 2010 | 3 Comments

Bonsai artists the world over look to nature’s more spectacular trees for inspiration. A tree variety is studied year-round to understand how quickly it grows in height and width as well as what changes occur on a seasonal basis. Especially important is to see the Autumn changes. There are some exquisite displays among the maples, […]

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Feed that blooming bonsai!

Feed that blooming bonsai!

| May 22, 2010 | 3 Comments

The proper soil and fertilization rates are imperative for a healthy bonsai. Typical bonsai soil is a fast draining loose mix of several compounds such as course sand, gravel, fired clay pellets, expanded shale, peat, and bark. Dependent upon your location the soil components may change or some extra components added such as in Japan […]

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Organic Bonsai Techniques

Organic Bonsai Techniques

| May 20, 2010 | 5 Comments

Because of the toxins associated with fertilizers and pesticides, many people are turning to organic gardening. The Bonsai is one plant that people are adding to their organic gardens. Originating in Asia, bonsai gardening has become very popular throughout the world. Bonsai plants require a lot of loving care. Growing them is often considered an […]

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