Grow

The first cut is…- If the branches only have twigs at the tips it is time for drastic measures. Andrea Meriggioli, author of ‘Bonsai Maples’, explains how to create a denser ramified maple using graft techniques A Japanese maple […]
Celtis sinensis- The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods with interesting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations […]
PODOCARPUS- The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch In this series we look at creating bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods with interesting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations […]
The king’s new clothes- Juniper scion grafting for foliage replacement, a project by Mauro Stemberger Changing the foliage of junipers is becoming more and more common in the bonsai scene. Mauro Stemberger talks about his juniper projects using scions […]
Acer buergerianum – Bonsai ‘built’ on a frame- A trident maple, grown by the frame technique
Yama no seishin – The beauty of cherry bonsai- One can find great strength in the depths of winter from the dignified beauty of the white flowers and luxurious fragrance. The beauty of Prunus bonsai is imbued with a sense of wabi. In Japan, […]
Prunus: Create a finished tree starting from scratch- You can propagate and create bonsai from cuttings and by grafting, especially with unusual and interesting species. Here we introduce an illustrated guide from taking a cutting to a finished tree. We are creating a […]
Sowing the seeds- Ginkgo biloba. The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch,