Techniques

Bonsai techniques

Techniques

In this section you will find the basic techniques to keep your bonsai healthy and in good shape, or to advance to create your own bonsai tree.

Feeding, fertilizing

Feeding

Feeding Bonsai? Bonsai is a living being that needs nutrients, know the importance of nitrogen (N) phosphorus (P) and potassium (K).

Pests and diseases

Pests and Diseases

Regarding pests and diseases control in bonsai the approach should always be very careful. Ie prevention before cure!

Bonsai pruning

Pruning

Pruning is a technique that allows the plant to acquire and hold the desired shape year after year and balance the bonsai energy.

Bonsai Reppoting

Repotting

Repotting bonsai is of utmost importance. With growth, the space in the pot is no longer sufficient, causing that water and air can not penetrate the soil.

Bonsai watering

Watering

Watering is the first task that must learn. How to water a Bonsai tree is the main thing you have to learn.

Wiring bonsai

Wiring

Wiring is one of the most important techniques for bonsai shaping. Alows you to shape the trunks and modeling the branches, putting them in the right place.

Propagation

Como conservar sementes no frigorifico

How to collect, dry and preserve seeds in the fridge

After the growing season many trees and shrubs will have produced seeds ready to be harvested. Any enthusiast of this art should try to produce a Bonsai from the seed. It is a unique experience. Actually, I made my own Bonsai collection with more than 80% of the trees reproduced by seed. You can find

propagação por mergulhia: guia passo a passo

How to layer a plant? A step by step guide

How to layer a plant? This is a method of propagation used in gardening for a long time and this layering step by step guide demonstrates the process applied in Juniperus horizontalis. The middle of the spring is the best time of year to make layering. It’s called layering to the process of simulate what

Buy Bonsai

Buy

It is not easy to find quality when we want to buy Bonsai trees. Learn some tips to choose a good piece that will remain with you for a lifetime.

Collect in the Nature

Collect

In nature there are trees that due to severe conditions are naturally atrophied. They are good material to collect for bonsai.

Bonsai cuttings

Cutting

There are two types of cuttings: the hardwood and softwood and can be used to propagate evergreen and deciduous species.

Graft

Graft is the method used to reproduce plants where you want to maintain their characteristics and can not propagate them by another vegetative method.

Como conservar sementes no frigorifico

How to collect, dry and preserve seeds in the fridge

After the growing season many trees and shrubs will have produced seeds ready to be harvested. Any enthusiast of this art should try to produce a Bonsai from the seed. It is a unique experience. Actually, I made my own Bonsai collection with more than 80% of the trees reproduced by seed. You can find

Calendar

Bonsai calendar

Calendar

In the bonsai annual calendar you will find the tasks and what you should be aware of the bonsai throughout the seasons.

Styles

Bonsai Styles

Styles

In this page I will give you to know the Bonsai styles. Each style is intended to represent a tree living under certain conditions or at a specific location. The influence of the environment made ​​the tree to grow naturally conditioned. Tress in the Nature acquire shapes by the action of elements such as wind, water,

Species

Most common species used in bonsai

Species

Here are presented some of the most commonly species used in bonsai and with which I am most familiar with. Check the species guides included in this page.

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