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Bonsai Tree Care

Your First Bonsai Tree – To create an inspiring bonsai you need to learn the basics. Knowing how to take care of your tree is a key to healthy and beautiful bonsai. If this is your first bonsai, then this article is for you.
How to Fertilize a Bonsai Tree – Healthy bonsai need to be fertilized regularly. Some fertilizers work better than others. Learn when is the best time to fertilize bonsai and how to apply it.
Bonsai Tree Repotting Step-By-Step – This is an easy step-by-step tutorial with photos on how to repot your bonsai. It is great for beginners.
What Is The Best Bonsai Soil Mix – There are a lot of discussions going on about what bonsai soil mix is the best. I’ve tried a lot of different products over the years and finally came up the BEST bonsai mix that I use now for all of my trees.
Bonsai Tree Tools – There are a lot of different bonsai tools on the market today. It can get very overwhelming especially for beginners who have only 1 or 2 bonsai trees and don’t want to spend too much money on tools. There are 3 must have bonsai tools.
How to Water Your Bonsai Tree – Overwatering and Underwatering are two common problems that beginners face. It takes time and practice to learn how to water your bonsai the right way.
How to Wire Bonsai Tree The Right Way – Correct bonsai wiring is an art form in itself. By using wiring technique you can create movement, change branch direction or fill bare spots of the tree. Learn how to wire your bonsai the right way.
How to Choose a Bonsai Tree – The most important thing to consider when choosing bonsai tree is whether you are going to grow int indoors or outdoors. Once you decide on that, it will be easier to narrow down the selection.
Where to Buy a Bonsai Tree – There are several sources where you can buy a plant for bonsai, like specialized bonsai nurseries, garden center, online store or you can just raise your own.
How to Grow Bonsai Indoors – Providing bonsai trees with perfect conditions indoors is very challenging. Main problems are light levels, temperature, air circulation and humidity.
How To Repot Moreton Bay Fig Bonsai – Here is an easy bonsai repotting tutorial for beginners. Learn how to repot and root prune a Moreton Bay Fig Bonsai Tree, scientific name Ficus macrophylla.
How To Repot Japanese Maple Bonsai – In this tutorial, you will learn how to repot and root prune a Japanese Maple bonsai, scientific name Acer palmatum. This is an easy step-by-step tutorial with Photos.

Intermediate Bonsai Techniques

How to Repot Root Bound Water Jasmine Bonsai – If bonsai is not repotted and root pruned regularly, it will grow long roots. In this tutorial you will learn how to repot and root prune root bound Water Jasmine bonsai, scientific name Wrightia religiosa.
Styling Buttonwood Bonsai Tree – Learn how to style and clean up Buttonwood Bonsai in a few easy steps including defoliation of the tree, bark clean up, branch trimming and wiring. This is a step-by-step tutorial with photos.
How To Style Juniper Bonsai Tree – Learn how to turn a mass produced boring Juniper into a stunning inspiring bonsai tree.It can be done in a couple of hours with just some trimming and wiring. This tutorial is great for beginners.
How To Style Willow Leaf Ficus Bonsai Tree – In this tutorial you will learn how to style a Willow Leaf Ficus bonsai. The process includes  defoliation, branch and root trimming, re-potting and wiring.

 Advanced Bonsai Techniques

Brazilian Rain Tree Bonsai Propagation By Air Layering – You can easily create a great bonsai by using air layering method of propagation. It is much faster than growing it from a seed. Here is a step-by-step tutorial with photos.
Crabapple Bonsai Tree Propagation By Air Layering – Air layering is one of the best methods to create a beautiful mature bonsai in a short amount of time and for very little money. Learn how!
Creating Privet Bonsai By Using Deadwood Techniques – In this tutorial you will learn how to create an amazing bonsai from ugly hedging material. To do that, we’ll be using different deadwood techniques. This is a very interesting and inspiring tutorial.
Creating Hornbeam Bonsai From Pre-Bonsai Material – You can create the most spectacular bonsai from pre-bonsai material that nobody wants. This is advanced step-by-step tutorial that includes wiring, wood carving and wood staining.
Creating Olive Tree Bonsai From Pre-Bonsai Material – Learn how you can turn an ugly stump into a beautiful bonsai tree. You will need to do some wiring, wood carving and branch trimming. 
Creating Brazilian Rain Tree Bonsai From Pre-Bonsai Material – This is a great step-by-step bonsai tutorial for beginners that goes over process of creating a bonsai from pre-bonsai material.
Hollowing Out English Hornbeam Bonsai Tree – This tree had an ugly cut. Learn how to fix this cut by creating an interesting hollow in the middle of the trunk. This is a step-by-step tutorial with photos that includes wood carving and wood staining.

 

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