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The many virtues of larch bonsai - Harry Harrington explores the many virtues of larch bonsai Larix is a genus of around 10 species of deciduous coniferous trees from forested areas of the Northern hemisphere. They have attractive young foliage and normally […]
Thuja - 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 using interesting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations, […]
Apple of my eye - Grow ’em yourself right from the start. 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 using interesting and […]
Fabulous feet - Thread and approach grafting new roots to improve the nebari: Harry Harrington guides you through Many enthusiasts would like to improve the nebari of their bonsai. By using thread grafting and approach grafting techniques this […]
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,