Cultivating Prunus from winter into spring..
Miura Hiroki (from Miura Baijyu-En nursery) is a specialist in shohin bonsai. Here he shows how to improve trees with reverse tapering trunks by using air-layering techniques
How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods using interesting and unusual species...
All about roots
Hiroki Miura guides you through the struggles of repotting pines, pruning and cutting their roots
How to create bonsai from cuttings: This time we are working with Giant itabi (Ficus thunbergii)
Together we’re strong
Making shohin bonsai with difficult trees...
Between the buds
Using graft techniques to improve the quality of trees
Hinoki from scratch
You can propagate and create bonsai from seed, cuttings and by grafting
Air and light
Andrea Meriggioli shows you how to thin and prune the leaves of Acer palmatum
What happens inside?
Defoliation is applied to promote back budding on trident maples
All about the leaves
Harry Harrington shows how to improve ramification in deciduous trees by partial defoliation...
How to create rock plantings: A basic guide
The challenge to grow bonsai from scratch: Betula
The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch.
Walk the wire
Learn professional techniques: wiring a juniper
The challenge to grow bonsai from scratch: Ficus
Bjorn Bjorholm demonstrates scion grafting for foliage replacement of junipers.
How to create bonsai from cuttings; the Korean juneberry.
Foil, the key to success
The technique of bending using aluminium foil.
Split in three
Considering the front, planting angle and every different orientation of material is part of the deep fascination of transforming a bonsai.
Planted on a plastic tray?
Peter Warren continues with the second major stage of the maple he planted on a plastic tray.
Just a plastic tray
Working with deciduous trees is always a long-term project which needs some clever thinking, too
What’s happening here?
A different approach to air layering with a 'rough edge'
cut in two?
Chiharu Imai deals with a dull bonsai and creates something special
The sleeping tree
How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods using interesting and unusual species.
Wisteria from scratch
How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods . This time we work with Wisteria
In the blink of an eye…
The world of beech (Fagus) by master craftsman, Iemitsu Ooishi.
Pruned by bacteria?
Using beneficial bacteria for stronger, better ramified and disease-free bonsai.
A ‘needle wrap’
Grafting is a very useful technique for conifers such as junipers and pines.