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    Trimming a young Pine?

    Hey Guys, i got a question about cutting back young Pines.. I am planing to grow a pine bonsai from seed and want it to have multiple trunks. My idea was cutting it back by like Half or 2/3 in the autum, so that it would cast out new candles close to the ground the following spring. The...
  2. JLee9706

    Over or under watering...?

    So I think one of the recent heat waves (113-117*) and smoke in the air (El Dorado Fire) had me over watering for a while. But now I can’t tell if I am i over watering or this is from previous under water from the sudden heat. This is happening to two of four of my junipers. One that is not...
  3. H

    What’s going on with my Chinese elm ??

    I purchased my first tree (an 8 year old Chinese elm) and it’s arrived with these kind of markings all over the trunk. Really new to this and I can’t find any answers online so I’m just wondering if anyone could tell me what this is/if I need to do anything. Thank you !!
  4. parhamr

    Can My Bonsai Tree Go Indoors? 2019-06-24

    This is an often asked question! I hope this flowchart will help you decide. Constructive feedback is welcomed—I’m not looking to start arguments. My goal is to make this as generally accurate and as broadly applicable to anybody facing this question. Please feel free to distribute and/or...
  5. Csmdad

    Very super absolute beginnings

    Hi all. So I'm super-super-super-new to bonsai. I mean when I say new, I mean the "I don't even own a bonsai tree" type of super-new to bonsai, but hear me out. For the past 2 months (well... all of Nov and now over half of Dec) I've been studying bonsai. (Not totally "pinterest-study"...
  6. Cosmos

    Portrait of Nigel Saunders in a Canadian magazine

    How I learned to Love Bonsai, in The Walrus. An enjoyable read. I am a sucker for good, subtle disses, and I appreciated this one:
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