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Grafting

The root dentist

In Japan roots are corrected and repositioned just as dentists do it...


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Spring

Where are the flowers?

Janine Droste, many years fascinated by the beauty of Satsuki bonsai, shows how to style a Satsuki 'Nikko'.


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Spring

After the blossom

Once the flowering is over we must see it as a fresh start and begin preparations for the following year...


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Summer

Cool me down

Watering bonsai during the heat of the summer growing season...


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Autumn

After leaf drop

A beginners' guide to pruning deciduous trees after leaf drop.


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Winter

Bonsai in winter

The last leaves have fallen and winter takes everything into a deep rest. Is there anything we should do to protect our trees?


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Autumn

How to improve euonymus

The winged spindle tree charms with its cork bark and deep crimson foliage There are a number of species in the Euonymus family that have…...


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Spring

The key branch

The material used here is a Satsuki. It is a twin trunk and there are two apicies, but without a clear and obvious overall direction. The first thing to do will be to determine the front of the tree and work from there.


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Spring

All about roots

Hiroki Miura guides you through the struggles of repotting pines, pruning and cutting their roots


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Spring

When and how to repot

Finding out for yourself the best time to repot deciduous trees isn't easy. Our smart guide to varieties and their cultivars gives you the answers you need.


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Summer

Air and light

Andrea Meriggioli shows you how to thin and prune the leaves of Acer palmatum


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Autumn

Red alert

A twin trunk becomes an elegant moyogi style.


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Summer

In the Palmatum of your hand

Leaf reduction helps to protect and to gain more ramification. One important technique to help deciduous trees during the heat of the summer is leaf…...


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Summer

Repot, or not?

When we acquire plants or young tree material, we plant them in pots to let them develop further to allow them to adjust to growing…...


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Spring

A fruitful day

How to pollinate flowering bonsai Under the guidance of Hiroki Miura, Japanese popstar Ayaka Yamamoto tries her luck with fruiting fruit-bearing trees. The fruit of…...


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Summer

Growth never stops

Maintenance work on a mountain cypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) During summer you need to deal with the dead leaves formed inside the branches of this very…...


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Autumn

Talking trees

What can autumn in deciduous trees tell you about the health of your bonsai? ‘The hidden life of trees’, a book by Peter Wohlleben, has…...


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Spring

Pot-bound

How to repot small trees in spring Yukio Hirose (Yamato-en) guides you through the principle techniques of repotting deciduous bonsai. According to Yukio, ‘In spring…...


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2024-1 #186 | #209- January /FebruaryJan. 1, 2024Jan. 15Jan. 22
2024-2 #187 | #210- March / AprilMar. 4Mar. 18Mar. 25
2024-3 #188 | #211- May / JuneMay 6May 20May 27
2024-4 #189 | #212 -July / AugustJuly 1July 15July 22
2024-5 #190 | #213- September / OctoberSep. 2Sep.16Sep. 23
2024-6 #191 | #214- November / DecemberNov. 4Nov. 18Nov. 25

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