Bonsai containers

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What Kind Of Container Should You Use? The answer to this question depends upon the function of the containeritself. Fundamentally, there are two kinds of bonsai pots: training pots anddisplay pots. If your bonsai is in the training stage, then the pot you need to use is a functional training pot. Training pots are available … Read more

How to clean bonsai tools

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It’s essential that when you finished with the day’s work, you must clean your tools to ensure the tool’s quality. Today we explain how to properly clean bonsai tools. There are 2 main reasons to clean your bonsai tools properly. Clean bonsai tools 1. It helps to keep the tools fresh and strong. 2. It … Read more

How to sharpen bonsai tools

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To sharpen bonsai tools, what you need is an oilstone. A sharpening rod is slightly curved on one side and flat on the other side. You need the emery rubber to help you clean up the tool before you start sharpening it. Now you can choose between two sharpening methods. On the one hand there … Read more

Bending a bonsai branch

bending a bonsai branch

In this post, we will be talking about raffia and how you can use it to bend branches in o your bonsai tree. Do you know how to bend a bonsai branch? What is Raffia? Raffia is essentially a natural current fiber that comes from a palm tree. What we’re concerned about is protecting the … Read more

Cutting branches and sealing wounds. Pruning your bonsai tree

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Once you have completed the work of tapering (kokejun), the initial rise (tachiagari), and wiring, you can begin the final shaping of the plant. This is known as pruning your bonsai tree. Pruning reduces the volume of the tree in order to achieve the goal of “keisho-sodai”; small size-great similarity. You need to prune the … Read more

Tips for Indoor Bonsai

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It is fairly hard to keep tropical plants thriving indoors during the winter in north regions. Today we are going to talk about Indoor Bonsai Because our winters are so dark, and our houses are generally very dry, extra steps must be taken to maintain our little corners of Eden indoors. We need to duplicate … Read more

Is Bonsai an Art?

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Bonsai and Penjing are forms of art. And to do art, you need the right bonsai tools. Welcome to the art of bonsai. People tend to consider bonsai as a craft, but it is hard to deny that the end result is indeed artistic. Craft or art, in either case, our bonsai supplies will help. It … Read more

Copper vs Aluminum

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Copper vs Aluminum Bonsai Training Wire Wire is an important aspect of bonsai techniques. At stores, there are wires of many different materials and of many price points and geographical origins That begs the question: copper or aluminum? Copper was used before. But things are changing. Bonsai masters have always used annealed wire copper. We … Read more

Bonsai soil

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All bonsai trees need their roots in something that allows them to draw moisture, nutrients and to keep them stable. They also need a degree of oxygen around the roots to keep them healthy. That is bonsai soil. Soil properties for bonsai Bonsai soil needs higher drainage properties than a lot of standard types of soil but … Read more

Tian Bonsai Tools Review

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An exhaustive review on the characteristics, quality and performance of the Chinese 🇨🇳 bestseller bonsai tools: Tian bonsai tools. The cheap chinese bonsai tool can be found on Amazon, Ebay, or Aliexpress. May be you have been wondering what a good price range would be for some basic tools. Are you a beginner? You need … Read more