1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Increased Site Security Bonsai Nut, Jan 12, 2017
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    2. New to Bonsai

      New to the art of bonsai? This forum is for you! Feel free to ask any questions for more information or general assistance.
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      Latest: Some advice for Juniper and spruce? aml1014, Jan 24, 2017 at 3:20 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Panama Red Pot Challenge - unstyled entries Rusty Davis, Jan 24, 2017 at 3:34 PM
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    5. Events, Exhibits & Outings

      Announcements for bonsai exhibits, workshops, collecting trips, etc, can be posted here. You can also add them to the calendar. Off-topic posts will be deleted.
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      Latest: US NATIONAL SHOHIN BONSAI EXHIBITION Dorian Fourie, Jan 23, 2017 at 11:10 PM
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    6. The Tea House

      A kinder, gentler off-topic forum for people who want to talk about subjects unrelated to bonsai. No politics or religion allowed.
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      Latest: Any cyclists here? bleumeon, Jan 24, 2017 at 1:59 PM
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    7. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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      Latest: Urban city ditch privet! BrianBay9, Jan 22, 2017 at 6:49 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: The story of the Shimpaku juniper chicago1980, Jan 23, 2017 at 7:24 PM
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    3. Other Conifers

      For general care and styling of other conifer genera (Cedar, Cypress, Larch, Spruce, Yew, etc).
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Finally, a big trident project Dav4, Jan 24, 2017 at 2:26 PM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: Cork elm stalled project. leatherback, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:08 AM
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    6. Other Deciduous

      For general care and styling of other deciduous trees (Beech, Birch, Hornbeam, Oak, Stewartia, etc).
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      Latest: village_linden_timeline Arnold_K, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:34 PM
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    7. Flowering

      For general care and styling of Azaleas, Camellias, Gardenias, Bougainvillea, Wisteria, and other flowering trees.
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      Latest: Japanese apricot Mume in Ny area Dav4, Jan 24, 2017 at 8:43 AM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: Grape carving project Microscopic, Jan 24, 2017 at 5:10 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Raintrees!!! milehigh_7, Jan 24, 2017 at 3:55 PM
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    10. Miscellaneous / Other

      For general care and styling of other materials (Boxwoods, Euonymous, Cotoneaster, English Ivy, Succulents, etc)
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      Latest: My Gingko ColinFraser, Jan 22, 2017 at 8:37 PM
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    1. Formal & informal upright, twin trunk, broom

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Yaupon Holly Worked by Sam Adina AZbonsai, Jan 21, 2017 at 9:35 AM
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Intelligent conversation of the Literati Velodog2, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:22 AM
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    4. Root-over-rock , rock planting

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: The Cave... just.wing.it, Jan 10, 2017
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    5. Multiple trunk, raft, sinuous

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: your first forrest Underdog, Jan 21, 2017 at 3:21 PM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Japanese or Chinese? Chuah, Dec 9, 2016
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    5. Stands

      To discuss creation and care of tree stands, as well as matching stands and trees.
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      Latest: Stand up Velodog2, Jan 18, 2017 at 9:50 AM
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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    1. Large bonsai (Dai & Omono)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to four hand and larger bonsai.
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      Latest: A Privet Story Bonsailane, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:40 PM
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    2. Small bonsai (Mame & Shohin)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to palm-size and smaller bonsai.
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      Latest: My mame thread aml1014, Jan 22, 2017 at 8:19 AM
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    3. Collecting & importing

      For discussion of collecting trips, collecting methods & tools, etc. as well as government regulations for collecting and importing.
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      Latest: Landscape Juniper help! Vance Wood, Jan 22, 2017 at 7:24 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Root Grafts/species? JudyB, Jan 23, 2017 at 2:15 PM
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    5. Shari, jins and deadwood

      For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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      Latest: example_case_carving Tieball, Oct 17, 2016
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    6. Advanced topics

      For discussion of advanced care & styling techniques (trunk splitting, whole tree grafting, etc).
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      Latest: Choppers, cutters and wishful thinking. platypus, Jan 23, 2017 at 11:33 AM
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Kokufu Book Trade Dan W., Jan 20, 2017 at 10:04 AM
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    8. Soil and fertilizer (incl water and repotting)

      For discussion of bonsai soil mixes and fertilizer, as well as specialty chemicals like rooting hormones. Also discussion about water, watering, and repotting belongs here - if it isn't species specific.
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      Latest: Wheelbarrow juice Starfox, Jan 10, 2017
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    9. Tools & equipment (incl lighting and greenhouses)

      For discussion regarding bonsai tools, and equipment like artificial lighting, greenhouses, cold frames, watering systems, etc.
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    1. Vendor experiences

      For discussion of your experiences with online and retail tree and equipment vendors. Please be sure to stick to the facts when posting opinions of your experiences.
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      Latest: Meehans Miniatures rockm, Jan 4, 2017
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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    3. Other selling (bonsai related)

      A forum for offering other bonsai-related materials for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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    4. Wanted to buy

      For listing trees or equipment you wish to buy. Please post whether you wish businesses to contact you.
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      Latest: Michael Hagedorn Pots sorce, Jan 14, 2017
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      Latest: Pot history Eric Group, Nov 6, 2015
    2. Bonsai Society / Club Forums

      Click here to be taken to the Bonsai Society / Club page. For your own Club forum, please contact us with your club name, location, and number of members.
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    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Heavy Bending "Channeling" LeonardB, Dec 29, 2016