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Gardenia

You can propagate and create bonsai from seed, cuttings and by grafting


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Technique

Rock school

How to create rock plantings: A basic guide


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Technique

Is this too right?

The challenge is to create a finished tree starting from scratch Here’s how to make bonsai with rare, interesting and promising species through the process of taking cuttings. The complete process, from selecting the material to maintenance after taking the cutting, is clearly explained. This time we work with Cryptomeria…...


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Garden visit

The Green Temple

A greenhouse with only saikei forest and rock landscapes Saikai is an interpretation of landscapes in miniature. Master gardener Karl-Härtl and his son Florian create this art form with native shrubs and perennials. At their nursery an entire greenhouse, their temple, is dedicated to saikei. The idea of a saikai…...


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Seed

Larch from seed

How to create bonsai from cuttings, grafting and other methods using interesting and unusual species. With the help of illustrations we will see how to take a piece of material through to completion. Here we create a formal upright style, or Chokkan, from larch seedlings. A deciduous coniferous tree of…...


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