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Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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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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General Discussion

General bonsai discussion.
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Events, Exhibitions, Outings & Garden Visits

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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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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Site Feedback and Site Suggestions

A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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Tree Forums

Pines

For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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Junipers

For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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Other Conifers

For general care and styling of other conifer genera (Cedar, Cypress, Larch, Spruce, Yew, etc).
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Maples

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

For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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Other Deciduous

For general care and styling of other deciduous trees (Beech, Birch, Hornbeam, Oak, Stewartia, etc).
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Flowering

For general care and styling of Azaleas, Camellias, Gardenias, Bougainvillea, Wisteria, and other flowering trees.
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Fruiting

For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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Tropicals

For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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Miscellaneous / Other

For general care and styling of other materials (Boxwoods, Euonymous, Cotoneaster, English Ivy, Succulents, etc)
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Styling Forums

Formal & informal upright, twin trunk, broom

For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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Cascade, semi-cascade

For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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Windswept, slant, literati

For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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Root-over-rock , rock planting

For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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Multiple trunk, raft, sinuous

For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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Forests, saikei

For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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Formal Display and Display Accessories

Formal Bonsai Display

For discussion of formal bonsai display - the combination of trees, stands, accent plans, scrolls, etc. For outdoor garden design, go to the Gardens, Greenhouses, Sheds and Benches forum.
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Pots

To discuss bonsai pots, and matching trees and pots.
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Accent plants

For care and display of accent plants.
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Suiseki

Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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Stands

To discuss creation and care of formal display stands, as well as matching stands and trees. Benches, outdoor shelving and monkey pole subjects are in the garden/greenhouse/sheds and benches forum.
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Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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Special Interest Forums

Large bonsai (Dai & Omono)

For discussion of styling and special care related to four hand and larger bonsai.
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Small bonsai (Mame & Shohin)

For discussion of styling and special care related to palm-size and smaller bonsai.
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Collecting & importing

For discussion of collecting trips, collecting methods & tools, etc. as well as government regulations for collecting and importing.
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Grafting, layering & propagating

For discussion of these special care techniques.
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Shari, jins and deadwood

For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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Advanced topics

For discussion of advanced care & styling techniques (trunk splitting, whole tree grafting, etc).
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Books, Chems, Tools, Equipment, and Gardens

Books, magazines, and videos (incl video streams)

For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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Soil, ferts, and chems (insecticides/fungicides)

For discussion of bonsai soil mixes and fertilizer, as well as specialty chemicals like rooting hormones, insecticides, and fungicides. Also discussion about water and watering.
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Tools & equipment (incl lighting)

For discussion regarding bonsai tools, and equipment like artificial lighting, watering systems, etc.
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Gardens, greenhouses, sheds and benches

For garden design and construction of sheds, benches, and structures (including any outdoor structures like cold frames and monkey poles but not indoor items like grow tents)
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Selling & Trading Forums

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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Tree selling

A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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Other selling (bonsai related)

A forum for offering other bonsai-related materials for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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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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Special Forums There are many other forums available on BonsaiNut. Please click the links below to access them.

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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Articles and Tutorials

Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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