1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Bonsai Auction Tuesday! PaulH, Sep 25, 2016 at 7:58 AM
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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: White "decay" on Catlin Elm Ryan Cheng, Sep 25, 2016 at 5:09 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: shade netting petegreg, Sep 25, 2016 at 1:42 PM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Fall Contest 2016... An Honest Balance! tree4me, Sep 25, 2016 at 10:02 AM
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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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    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: Thank you very much... Starfox, Sep 25, 2016 at 10:32 AM
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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: Was Contest Forum sorted out? sorce, Sep 24, 2016 at 2:20 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Mikawa Japanese black pine Adair M, Sep 25, 2016 at 4:52 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Bark clean up and pondering wireme, Sep 25, 2016 at 2:26 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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      Latest: A Spruce named "Coltrane" aml1014, Sep 25, 2016 at 2:58 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Heavy pruning this time of year?? 0soyoung, Sep 25, 2016 at 4:28 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: Winged Elm may be in distress? markyscott, Sep 25, 2016 at 2:29 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: BIG gray oak yamadori aml1014, Sep 25, 2016 at 4:03 AM
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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: Contorted Japanese Flowering Apricot fredtruck, Sep 25, 2016 at 12:49 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: Grafting eur. Olive? Adair M, Sep 25, 2016 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: Method to grow branches fast on Bourgies? Starfox, Sep 25, 2016 at 8:53 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. SKBonsaiGuy, Sep 5, 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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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Boxwood; Slanted aframe, Sep 20, 2016 at 2:47 PM
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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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    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: Trident Maple Forest Leo in N E Illinois, Sep 23, 2016 at 1:11 PM
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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: New Roy Minarai Pot Adair M, Sep 25, 2016 at 4:59 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: Workshop Today KusamonoKusamono RickMartin, Sep 24, 2016 at 2:14 PM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Suiseki Daiza building GrimLore, Aug 30, 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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    2. Small bonsai (Mame & Shohin)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to palm-size and smaller bonsai.
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      Latest: Mame cascade money tree Planta, Sep 24, 2016 at 2:16 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: Featherflowers namnhi, Sep 20, 2016 at 8:27 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Chinese Elm Cuttings Soldano666, Sep 25, 2016 at 4:35 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: Reconnecting Jin Paradox, Aug 20, 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: Concrete hollow patch. Waltron, Sep 23, 2016 at 10:01 AM
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Principles of Bonsai Design...by David De Groot Chuah, Sep 22, 2016 at 9:41 PM
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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: Jack's professional armetisius, Sep 23, 2016 at 1:01 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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    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 Das Dude, Sep 25, 2016 at 5:04 PM
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Chojubai forsale augustine, Sep 23, 2016 at 11:55 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 dwarf jade, P afra quietobserver, Sep 15, 2016
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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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