1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Permanent Collections JudyB, Aug 24, 2016 at 5:59 PM
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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: zone 4 , how to get ready for winter Nebari, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:34 AM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: How did you get started in bonsai? Chopsie, Aug 25, 2016 at 4:08 AM
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    4. 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: Bonsai exhibit Nampu-kai 2016 at Los Angles, CA JudyB, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:13 PM
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    5. 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: Please Share your Photos sorce, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:09 AM
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    6. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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      Latest: Colors! just.wing.it, Aug 16, 2016
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: My Japanese Red Pine Dav4, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:42 AM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: The Juniper ‘Arlene’ just.wing.it, Aug 23, 2016 at 9:30 AM
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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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      Latest: Yew just.wing.it, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:32 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: White Stuff on my Trident? Paradox, Aug 24, 2016 at 9:21 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: Hokkaido Elm Summer Clean Up Jeremy, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:00 PM
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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: Need help with some oaks M. Frary, Aug 23, 2016 at 1:07 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: Should It Stay Or Should It Go Now? Stickroot, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:40 PM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: “OFF again ON again” Crataegus Nebari, Aug 25, 2016 at 3:07 AM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: The Royal Ficus Anthony, Aug 24, 2016 at 8:40 AM
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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: Road Dog Boxwood ml_work, Aug 24, 2016 at 7:45 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: Baseball Boxwood Broom GrimLore, Aug 2, 2016
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Semi Cascade Nana sorce, Aug 13, 2016
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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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: I hope this works Dav4, Aug 23, 2016 at 11:34 AM
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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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      Latest: Exposed root raft style? AlainK, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:50 AM
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: A Saikei work in process... Wilson, Aug 18, 2016
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: 200 Year Old....... Shima, Jul 15, 2016
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: Shiro Cochi JudyB, Aug 16, 2016
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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: Ancient Efforts vaibatron, May 4, 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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    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 Eric Schrader, May 24, 2016
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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: Learn to create mame Labreapits, Aug 24, 2016 at 8:43 PM
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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: open invitation northeast collecting trips Nwaite, Aug 24, 2016 at 3:47 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Growing some tridents from seed. barrosinc, Aug 24, 2016 at 7:25 AM
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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: Reconnecting Jin Paradox, Aug 20, 2016 at 5:37 PM
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    6. Advanced topics

      For discussion of advanced care & styling techniques (trunk splitting, whole tree grafting, etc).
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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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: Soil particle size? fredman, Aug 24, 2016 at 11:47 PM
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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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      Latest: Grow Light Setup Advice f1pt4, Aug 20, 2016 at 9:44 PM
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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: A couple new trees from wigerts just.wing.it, Aug 22, 2016 at 10:43 AM
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Ficus for Sale Redwood Ryan, Aug 25, 2016 at 1:28 AM
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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: WTB Cherry Blossom Bonsai Tree. abqjoe, Jul 10, 2016
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    1. Sponsor Forums

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      Latest: Pot history Eric Group, Nov 6, 2015
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      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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      Latest: January Meeting ianb, Feb 17, 2016
    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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