Talk about ramification this year, it was excellent on the deciduous bonsai trees at the Swindon Winter Image Show 2017, and seems to get better every year. For all those who attended you got to get up close and personal with the trees to observe the range of techniques used to aid with developing good… Read more »
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If you want to start a hobby then why not think about bonsai, it is fun, rewarding and their are few limits to what you can create, but first here are a few simple principles to think about initially.
This is a stunning species of tree, the gorgeous white bark of the Japanese White Beech (Fagus crenate) is one of the fabulous facets of this tree. It belongs to the Fagaecea family of Beeches and the most common native Fagus sylvatica can be widely seen throughout the British Isles as a majestic tree in… Read more »
So you want to keep a bonsai tree, you are not alone in this and may be you have even had one before but it died as is common to hear however it probably wasn’t your fault so here is a simple guide to starting out for the first time or having a second go.
The green lidded one for confers, the white deciduous…apparently
Maidenhair trees (Ginkgos) are also popular subjects for growing as penjing and bonsai; they can be kept artificially small and tended over centuries. They are amazing trees in that they are the sole surviving species of a group of Gymnosperms that flourished 65 million years ago, around the time of the dinosaurs.