While our Southern friends are still roaming around in their shorts and sandals we have to be concerned about which trees get stored where. I guess that’s the price we pay for not having fire ants, killer bees, or alligators.
Category: Bonsai Tips and Techniques
By Chris Pogliano
Raffia and wire
This is a standard procedure found in just about every method of major bending of branches. Wrapping the raffia in one direction and the wire in the opposite direction creates a mesh-like pattern around the branch, preventing separation.
By Terry Davis
It is said that trident maples don’t get denser by bud-pinching. Now really, the effect on the elongating shoot may not be big, but the release of the oppressed buds back along the branch is pretty clearly operative. And in my experience, it does restrain shoot elongation.
By Sue Krueger
With so many trees to water every day, we’ve tried many different
by Dale Krueger
Step by step repotting of a Black Pine slide show. Click the green circle to view full screen.
By Tim McCarthy
Every bonsai grower in Minnesota knows the dreaded feeling in the spring.