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    Cass Bonsai (St. Louis)

    I second that. Cass has some very good material and have been more than helpful with any questions I have had over the past two years. I highly recommend them.
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    Aphids on Trident....What to use?

    I do not see ants around my tree. I live on the second floor of an apt building and my trees are on my balcony. I will look again for ants but they were not visible this morning. I will try the water technique and if that doesnt work, I have some Neem lying around that I will mix up. Any...
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    Aphids on Trident....What to use?

    I just discovered that I have black Aphids on one of my Tridents. I have read not to use the oil spray because it will cause the tree to drop all of its leaves. What should i use? Thanks.
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    Cork Bark Elms

    I am looking for Cork Bark Elms. I am flexible on size / age since i know they are relatively difficult to acquire. Please let me know if anyone has any cuttings / pre bonsai they would be willing to sell. Thanks in advance,
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    New Japanese Maple.....Suggestions Needed!!!

    Well a few months later and this is what is left. The tree has been getting full sun from about 9 am until about noon. The leaves all dried up and flaked away. I think it was wind / sun burn but i am not sure. Please let me know if this tree will be ok without a new set of leaves until next...
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    Catlin Elm....Anything Different

    Here are the pics As promised, attached are the pictures of my newly acquried Catlin Elm. I bought it at the St. Louis Botancial Gardens Japanese Festival this past weekend. Although I do not like the roots necessarily, I thought it was a decent deal. The foliage is a little sparse but the...
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    Japanese Maple Problem

    I have a few 3 - 4 year old Japanese Maples in a regular pot that recently had bad windburn and lost all of thier leaves. Now they are budding up again, is that bad? I was not sure if this was too late into the season to have new buds form. What is the lowest temp I should allow the plants to...
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    Catlin Elm....Anything Different

    I recently purchased a Catlin Elm and have been trying to do my reading on the tree. I am not finding too much info on this specific type of tree. Should I treat it as a Chinese Elm or does this treee have differences that I should be aware of? Also, while on the subject of Catlin Elms, the...
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    New Japanese Maple.....Suggestions Needed!!!

    I recently purchased this Japanese Maple and was curious to get others opinion on it. The thing that attracted me to this tree first was the mature bark forming along the trunk and some of the branches. The worker assured me that it was not an arakawa but I have never sen bark like this form...
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