All posts in: "Beginners’ Corner"

  1. Cold Frame Plan

    After sitting in on John Biel’s November Bonsai 101 discussion on wintering, I recalled getting this PDF from a gentleman used to winter a couple…

  2. Care & Maintenance – American Larch

    Larix laricina, Tamarack Larch or American Larch. Care & Maintenance – American Larch

  3. Care & Maintenance – Eastern White Cedar

    Thuja occidentals, Eastern White Cedar Care & Maintenance – Eastern White Cedar

  4. Care & Maintenance – Spruce

    Picea, various. Spruce. Care & Maintenance – Spruce

  5. Blauwii Juniper (Juniperus chinensis ‘Blauwii’)

    Compiled by Sabrina Caine General Information: The natural habit is semi-prostrate and it prefers well-drained soils. It’s natural shape is vase-like and multi-trunked. The foliage…

  6. Basic Botany for Bonsai – The Essence of Senescence

    Part 10 of a “Basic Botany for Bonsai” Series This is the 10th and final installment in a series of articles on basic botany for…

  7. Trident Maple (Acer buergerianum)

    Compiled by Sabrina Caine Edited by Michael Johnson and Thomas L. Zane General Information: This deciduous, 30 to 45-foot-high by 25-foot-wide tree in the wild,…

  8. Basic Botany for Bonsai – Hormones, Light & Flowering

    Part 9 of a “Basic Botany for Bonsai” Series You will recall that our series on basic botany for bonsai continues with a discussion of…