1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Early Japanese Bonsai Texts Online Robert J. Baran, May 1, 2016 at 7:25 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: Mulberry question aml1014, May 3, 2016 at 4:24 AM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: $100,000 Garden A. Gorilla, May 3, 2016 at 5:13 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: BSF 2016 Convention sawgrass, May 2, 2016 at 10:41 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: Careful What you Click ml_work, May 2, 2016 at 7:20 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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      Latest: Username change sorce, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:29 PM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: My biggest black pine. YukiShiro, May 3, 2016 at 4:20 AM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: San Jose questions GrimLore, May 3, 2016 at 4:22 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: Ezo Spruce Eric Group, May 2, 2016 at 8:51 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: My first "real" bonsai. I bought a J.M. LanceMac10, May 3, 2016 at 3:54 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: are these alive YukiShiro, May 3, 2016 at 5:26 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: Clump Hornbeam JudyB, May 3, 2016 at 4:56 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: Spike Winterhazel (Corylopsis spicata) sorce, May 3, 2016 at 2:43 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: Free green gage plum aml1014, May 1, 2016 at 8:56 AM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Dwarf Barbados Cherry sorce, May 2, 2016 at 4:36 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: Boxwood urbandori find this weekend sorce, May 3, 2016 at 2:50 AM
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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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    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 at 12:35 PM
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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: $6 old gold: A progression sorce, Apr 13, 2016
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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: Mugo Experiment #1 sorce, May 1, 2016 at 5:23 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: Truce. That $5 Alberta. Cadillactaste, Apr 28, 2016 at 4:51 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: Vine Maple Forest Arcto, Apr 18, 2016
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: Waterfall with a few junipers Jarath, May 2, 2016 at 8:55 PM
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: 15 bonsai pots for $50 bilbocannon, May 2, 2016 at 8:16 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: Chicago Accents sorce, Apr 29, 2016 at 7:10 AM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: New Thomes Creek Stone Milly, Apr 29, 2016 at 6:30 AM
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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: "Ring" Stand! artofthedaiza, Apr 27, 2016 at 6:29 AM
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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, Apr 13, 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 brewmeister83, May 1, 2016 at 2:36 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: Anyone dig honeysuckle this year Underdog, May 3, 2016 at 5:10 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propogating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Zelkova approach grafting attempt Adair M, May 1, 2016 at 10:08 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: Input on my deadwood find. GrimLore, May 2, 2016 at 12:34 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: Concrete hollow patch. YukiShiro, May 3, 2016 at 3:11 AM
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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: bare rooting GrimLore, May 3, 2016 at 4:15 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 toys bleumeon, May 1, 2016 at 11:03 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: Brussels Quaratine Maples and Pines wlambeth, May 2, 2016 at 4:47 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: JBP Starter Trees 3 for $16. milehigh_7, May 2, 2016 at 1:02 PM
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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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    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: The Art of Bonsai Gunstock, Apr 23, 2016