If you are new to the art of Bonsai, then probably the best place to pick up information is your local Bonsai Association. Clubs are generally keen to encourage new members to join and take part in activities, and there is usually a wealth of knowledge and experience to be had.
Hobbyist magazin... Read Beginners guide to growing, keeping and buying bonsai in full
Probably the first thing that springs to mind when thinking of Bonsai care is the subject of watering.
There are no hard and fast rules governing the amount of water a tree will need because it depends on many factors, such as the tree species, the environment where the tree is kept, and the amount... Read Tree Welfare in full
This series shows a European Hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus) grown from hedging stock in the ground for approximately 6 years. As can be seen from the photograph to the left, the trunk up to the first branch is fairly un-interesting and straight. The proposed solution to this is to Air Layer the tree to... Read Air Layering in full
The series below illustrates a styling exercise on a Juniper involving the bending of a heavy branch by means of first splitting it lengthwise, and then binding with raffia, and wiring. Final positioning is achieved by means of a tourniquet, which gives fine control of branch position. Read Pruning or re-styling your Bonsai in full
This series shows the re-potting of a Chinese Quince.The tree was originally potted in grit and was to be re-potted in a normal Bonsai potting mixture. To see any picture in more detail click on it to view a larger picture. Read Re potting your bonsai in full