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  1. Bonsai Nut replied to the thread Advice about installation of outdoor bonsai stands.

    You won't need a cement colorant if you use treated wood and have your cement footing slightly below the grade of your decorative soil...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:55 AM
  2. Bonsai Nut replied to the thread Branch cut back or defoliation for back budding?.

    I agree with Don. In order of backbudding: (1) Reducing terminal leaves on a branch will trigger minor backbudding (2) Defoliating a...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:13 AM
  3. Bonsai Nut liked Don Blackmond's post in the thread Branch cut back or defoliation for back budding?.

    This is the simple, non-technical answer: Cutting back will cause more back budding than defoliating will cause. Typically, you...

    Jan 20, 2017 at 8:03 AM
  4. Bonsai Nut replied to the thread Help! Is my tree dying??.

    No you cannot... as long as the trunk and roots are not rotted. If the trunk and roots are rotted, you can cut off the branches above...

    Jan 19, 2017 at 1:39 PM
  5. Bonsai Nut attached a file to the thread Help! Is my tree dying??.

    I agree it is a schefflera. I have several in my landscaping. They are tropicals, and don't need a ton of water, once established,...

    11Fubanyan.jpg Jan 19, 2017 at 6:58 AM
  6. Bonsai Nut liked Leo in N E Illinois's post in the thread The Burn Pile. Newbie Graduation..

    As long as you take the time to do a post-mortum, so you learn from each death, it's okay to kill a few trees. But try to learn from...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 9:38 AM
  7. Bonsai Nut liked berobinson82's post in the thread The Burn Pile. Newbie Graduation..

    Not for nothing but if you have a very "tree like" dead hardwood tree, you could sell it on ebay to aquascapers. They attch moss to it,...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 9:38 AM
  8. Bonsai Nut liked sorce's post in the thread The Burn Pile. Newbie Graduation..

    Correct! And this is OK! That is what Newbs need to know! I don't want people to give up. The way I see it... Civilians expect...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 9:37 AM
  9. Bonsai Nut liked milehigh_7's post in the thread The Burn Pile. Newbie Graduation..

    Nut, you may have a point there...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 9:37 AM
  10. Bonsai Nut replied to the thread Bonsai-A-Thon XXI, February 25 & 26, 2017.

    I definitely will say hi!

    Jan 18, 2017 at 6:33 AM
  11. Bonsai Nut replied to the thread Big rain coming....

    Big Bear is supposed to get as much as 24" of snow(!)

    Jan 17, 2017 at 2:03 PM
  12. Bonsai Nut posted a new thread.

    Big rain coming...

    Hear me now, believe me later... Big storm headed towards Orange County / Southern California. National news "big". Batten down the...

    Forum: The Tea House

    Jan 17, 2017 at 8:10 AM