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

It’s essential that when you finished with the day’s work, you must clean your tools. One. It helps to keep the tools fresh and strong. iTwo. It helps with the hygiene of the trees because you get rid of all the bugs and pests that may linger on the bonsai tree and then get passed … Read more

how to sharpening bonsai tools

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

Bending a bonsai branch

In this post we will be talking about raffia and how you can use it to bend branches in to to your bonsai tree.  What is raffia? Reffia is basically a natural current fiber that comes from a palm tree.  We’re concerned about it is protecting the cambium layer on our branches so what we’re … 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

Repotting Bonsai Trees

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The Principles In order to understand why, when and how we repot bonsai trees it is worth understanding what the bonsai tree roots do. Roots serve a number of functions – they secure the tree so it can grow, allow for nutrient and water to be absorbed and store energy, water and nutrients for the … Read more