There is something extraordinary about Japanese gardening, in part because of the tranquil and healing environment that it provides. It’s a place for deep thought, a peace offering in its own respect. Experience in gardening of a different culture Read more
Recently I came across a great book, which gave details of new freelance style of Bonsai called ‘Pop Bonsai‘. Pop Bonsai involves training a seedling by trimming its branches and leaves, and wiring the trunk and branches to bend them Read more
A quick article on growing a Bonsai from Seed Tree Seeds First thing you need to do is select your tree seed. Beginners should try and collect seed from local grown trees before trying challenging native and non-native species. These Read more
Repotting is not optional when growing bonsai. Why? Because after growing in the same pot for some time, the tree will become pot bound. This means there is no room for new roots to grow and the plant will have Read more
Last year after years of wishing and saving I bought what most gardeners wish for, a ‘Greenhouse’. When I lived in Kimmage, Dublin, our humble capital. I lived in a terraced house with a backyard that was challenging to Read more
Every couple of months I buy a selection of trees seeds to train as Indoor and Outdoor Bonsai. These tree seeds are not specifically Bonsai tree seeds but tree seeds that can be grown and eventually trained as Bonsai.
I had an early morning walk this morning (9am is early to me) and noticed that this year must be the year of the Buttercup. Every year I watch the cycle of the weed invasion on the percolation area. Last Read more
It’s great that ‘Natures Watering Can’ helps to make life much easier, especially when the number of tree’s and plant’s outnumber’s the amount of trips you really need to take after a tiring weekend.
Have you ever considered training a Bonsai from seed and putting your own style to a tree. It’s not that difficult and it is a great way of developing a collection at a lower cost and most importantly if you Read more