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10 Bonsai Tips for American Moms

10 Bonsai Tips for American Moms

| February 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Most of the time, the first bonsai most people buy is chosen at random on an impulse buy, usually the most reasonably priced.  Most people also learn the hard way that it turned out to be not so inexpensive if it didn’t make it past its first month.   Buy your first bonsai at a merchant who […]

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Beginner Bonsai – Juniper

Beginner Bonsai – Juniper

| December 11, 2011 | 10 Comments

A Juniper bonsai is one type of bonsai trees that is suitable for beginners because it is quite easy to be taken care of. Their are many types of juniper that can be turned into bonsai, such as Shimpaku, Japanese Garden, Green Mound, Chinese Juniper, Sargents, and Needle. These trees are also adaptive as they […]

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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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Practical Juniper

Practical Juniper

| May 1, 2010 | 4 Comments

Close your eyes and picture a typical Bonsai tree. You are probably visualizing a Juniper Bonsai. Juniper is one of the most popular Bonsai because it is very easy to grow and care for. Juniper Bonsai does very well both indoors and outdoors. In addition, it is a very forgiving plant as it will put […]

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Pruning Techniques

Pruning Techniques

| January 7, 2010 | 2 Comments

With the growing popularity of keeping bonsai and perfecting its art form over the past decade, many people may own or want to own a bonsai. Many people see beautiful pictures of bonsai that have been shaped and pruned into works of art. They themselves want to have a tree as magnificent in the photos […]

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