Category: Beginner

Portulacaria Afra Study Group

David Weiss In this video six members of the Minnesota Bonsai Society talk about the Portulacaria Afra (elephant plant, dwarf jade, speckboom). The PA Study group talks about if the PA is legit as a bonsai, soil, water, basic care, and resources to many other PA enthusiasts where you can study more about this amazing […]
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How to read plants

By Tim Barton, Mono No Aware

In another blog post, I described how we all carry the information from our past with us. What is true is true for everything, and this same principle applies to plants in a very interesting and useful manner. Like everything else I know this information was adapted from others, in this case my primary bonsai teacher, Peter Tea.

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Keeping track of your bonsai

General meeting program February 2, 2020 – This meeting presentation was on keeping track of your bonsai. Presenters showed how they keep track of their own trees. Click image to view presentation >> Click the image to view the presentation
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President’s Column – March 2018

By David Weiss, President

Spring is in the air!  Well almost anyway.  It is in my plant room for sure where it’s always between 70 & 80 during the day and low 60’s at night. (more…)