1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: New Web Site Upgrade Coming sorce, Dec 11, 2017 at 12:41 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: Advice for those new to Bonsai Vance Wood, Dec 11, 2017 at 5:18 AM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Contest Rules sorce, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:32 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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      Latest: Bonsai Nut Christmas! sorce, Dec 6, 2017 at 6:58 PM
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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: Today is a new low ................ leatherback, Dec 11, 2017 at 8:27 AM
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    7. Site 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: Shohin Aleppo pine Fishtank307, Dec 11, 2017 at 6:48 AM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Western Juniper new fall growth Bonsai Nut, Dec 11, 2017 at 7:41 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: European cypress? GailC, Dec 11, 2017 at 5:21 AM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: Collected Winged Elm markyscott, Dec 10, 2017 at 12:07 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: Preparing American deciduous broadleaved trees sorce, Dec 11, 2017 at 7:58 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: Potentilla sorce, Dec 11, 2017 at 2:29 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: Kinzu (Golden Bean kumquat) Bonsai Nut, Dec 11, 2017 at 6:35 AM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Purpose of the past post. Giant Ficus. sorce, Dec 11, 2017 at 8:12 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: Developing new Fukien tea roots... ysobelle, Dec 11, 2017 at 4:29 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: Bougie into a Cascade? Dorian Fourie, Dec 5, 2017 at 10:48 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: Windswept Attempt gives another choice ghues, Dec 7, 2017 at 7:50 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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      Latest: I hope this works dirk hoorelbeke, Dec 11, 2017 at 3:56 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. Soldano666, Nov 12, 2017
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Memorial Forest planting Velodog2, Dec 4, 2017
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: Display criteria Smoke, Nov 28, 2017
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: Thor pots MkII Fonz, Dec 10, 2017 at 8:19 AM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: Bamboo anyone? Leo in N E Illinois, Dec 10, 2017 at 9:37 AM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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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: Crepe myrtle Hack Yeah!, Nov 7, 2017
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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: Florida Privet JoeH, Nov 25, 2017
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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: White Cedar, should I collect? mattspiniken, Dec 11, 2017 at 8:05 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Propagating Fukien tea roots?? kevinlovett86, Dec 11, 2017 at 4:52 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: Learning to carve pyro gaz, Oct 28, 2017
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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: Parasitic bonsai? Ironbeaver, Dec 9, 2017 at 10:04 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: Introductory soil physics Gary McCarthy, Dec 11, 2017 at 3:00 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: Vacation enclosure JudyB, Dec 10, 2017 at 9:19 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: American Bonsai (at GSBF 2017) Vance Wood, Dec 10, 2017 at 4:25 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: Huge trunk crape myrtle for sale. leatherback, Dec 9, 2017 at 12:08 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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      Latest: Sorce Pots sorce, Dec 10, 2017 at 6:29 AM
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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. Special Forums

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    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: Welcome! sorce, Feb 24, 2017
    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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