1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: smoke tree burl Smoke, May 22, 2016 at 9:09 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: Your guidance please! aml1014, May 27, 2016 at 8:26 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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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: My First Bonsai Azalea Show- Sacramento, CA Bart99, May 27, 2016 at 7:29 AM
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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: Meet Scratch Gunstock, May 27, 2016 at 7:40 PM
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    6. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: I found this in my JBP soil help! Gbhunter77, May 27, 2016 at 2:36 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: My juniper crumbled rockm, May 27, 2016 at 4:27 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: Japanese Larch Shohin? ghues, May 27, 2016 at 8:52 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Saved this maples life Dorky_gearhead, May 27, 2016 at 11:37 AM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: my yatsubusa elm update cmeg1, May 27, 2016 at 5:30 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: Quercus lobata with few fine roots collected aml1014, May 27, 2016 at 2:33 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: Flowers, 2016 jcrossett, May 27, 2016 at 8:15 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: What are these on the apple leaves? milehigh_7, May 25, 2016 at 8:44 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Bougie McBoug Face Starfox, May 27, 2016 at 9:59 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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    1. Formal & informal upright, twin trunk, broom

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Help with Ash trunk chop. ForrestGump, May 27, 2016 at 8:45 PM
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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: The Yup Nana. sorce, Apr 27, 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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      Latest: Show us some of your bunjins under construction ghues, May 27, 2016 at 6:15 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: ROR Trident project AlainK, May 23, 2016 at 12:49 PM
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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? Gunstock, May 24, 2016 at 4:08 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: Water Elm Island JoeR, May 20, 2016
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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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      Latest: Wooden Pots? ghues, May 27, 2016 at 8:44 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread sorce, May 24, 2016 at 4:33 PM
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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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      Latest: Beginner stands Alain, May 27, 2016 at 8:03 PM
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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      Latest: Partners with Bjorn Bjorholm sawgrass, May 17, 2016
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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 at 8:37 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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    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: Use of Root Stimulator for collected trees James H, May 27, 2016 at 9:02 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Lilac Cutting, with questions about it! Underdog, May 23, 2016 at 6:55 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: Porcupine Style Job Arcto, May 24, 2016 at 9:44 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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      Latest: Seedling cutting technique jeanluc83, May 14, 2016
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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: ...And so the mostly inorganic experiment begins sorce, May 21, 2016 at 2:04 AM
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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: New Benches Paradox, May 26, 2016 at 11:26 AM
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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 aml1014, May 25, 2016 at 1:35 PM
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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: Where Can I Buy a Chojubaj? Don Blackmond, May 27, 2016 at 7:30 PM
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    1. Sponsor Forums

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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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      Latest: January Meeting ianb, Feb 17, 2016
    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Flow Chart for Diagnosis Pine Problems bonhe, May 23, 2016 at 6:26 PM