The Art of Creative Pruning

The Art of Creative Pruning

Decorative tree pruning brings innovation and artistry to gardens. It has something for all tastes, including sophisticated sculptural trees, modernist bumpy hedges, boxwood balls and lollipops. Author Jake Hobson outlines an approach to topiary that is more creative...

Bonsai Training Videos

I came across some great training videos on ‘You Tube’ for Bonsai Beginners and the experienced artists. Take a look and tell us what you think. Let’s start with videos for Beginners. The first video explains: How to grow Bonsai. The next video is on...

Pruning a Bonsai

Bonsai trees as discussed can be tiny, ranging in size from a few inches to two feet tall, but they can make a nice addition to any garden or outdoor setting. If you want to grow these miniature trees yourself, you can purchase bonsai seedlings or you can also buy...

April Bonsai Update

The April newsletter was just sent to all subscribers, aptly named ‘April showers, no snow please’ after the the snow showers we had over the past few days. It should disappear by morn! In this months newsletter we are offering two competitions, one for...

Pruning Techniques

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...