Make your own its not as hard as you think. I will take you through a step by step process that will help you create your own bonsai tree that will improve with age and start you off on this fascinating hobby.
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Bonsai means tree in a pot, not a thousand year old tree but one that someone has taken time and an artists eye to style into a pleasing form, one that gives its beholder a sense of age or location, a connection between heaven and earth, a piece of themselves.
You are never too old to start bonsai.
'What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing' Aristotle(384-22bc)
THE KEY AREAS WE WILL COVER ARE:
Is this a thing?
I am just getting into bonsai and thought I should experiment on trees that I dug up in the wooded area behind my house. Here is a Flying Dragon. Since
This has been such a fun process and I love this tree. I was able to get aerial roots to drop by creating a hot house with PVC pipes and a clear plastic
I have called this tree Rivier which means river as its trunk moment reminds me of a river flowing almost like a ribbon tree is about 60cm tall and current
Bonsai tools and wire
I'm a new bonsai hobbyist and this is my second purchase. The progress has been steady and it's starting to take shape.
The tree was doing great until it got scale and lost all of its leaves. I was able to eradicate them and had to cut the branches back. Its doing very
Here is a follow up picture, showing the other side of my Roots over rock Umbrella Tree bonsai. You can see some root separation.
Here is my second Bonsai, a Ficus Benjamina that actually had two trunks that I separated. Then it had three distinct apex's that I pulled down two of
I just started in the hobby and have quickly become addicted to the process. I love the planning, the finding the plant, the sculpting, and the on going