I am new to bonsai and have recently acquired some new junipers from a general nursery nearby. They are about 2-3ft tall and in the pots they came, which has some general potting soil.
I know they weren't bought at a bonsai nursery, but can they be good candidates? If so, should I...
This thread will be a progression thread on the conversion of a nursery plant to a bonsai.
Azalea Group: Glenn Dale
Growth rate: Medium
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-8
Color of flower: Intense purplish pink
Size of flower: 2”- 2¼" (Truss has 2-3...
I thought it could be fun to make a thread where beginners post their trees...I already have five (four nursery stock, one chinese elm) that I'm hoping will survive to learn on. Nothing I would consider to be good material by most people's standards on here, but I will have fun with them all...
I am training a couple of field maples that I got from a nursery stock last year.
I think they are 2-3yos.
This is their first spring with me and I noticed that the leaves are quite sturdy for one sapling whdress saggy/flabby in the others
Do you have experience in this species...
Hello once again!
Sorry if I am flooding the forums with questions. I'm new to Bonsai and everything is new and exciting!
I picked up this shrub at a nursery, total impulse buy because I thought the bark was pretty and I enjoy the general look of the tree
I was wondering if anyone has ever...
I picked this up at my local Home Depot for $49.99. I’ve never worked a blue atlas because they are usually much more expensive and thought this was a good one to start with. Obviously ground grown and probably local. Yes, I did dig down as far as I could to make sure there’s no ugly surprises...
Hello Bnuts. I was down a a garden center today and there was this pinus nigra that caught my eye. It has the most dubious trunk base i have ever seen. The problem is that i have no clue if the tree can be reduced enough to be worth it. Also no desgn comes to mind looking at it.
Would you spend...