repotting in november

  1. T

    When to Repot, Trunk Chop Live Oak and Desert Willow

    I picked up two trees this weekend at a giveaway and am curious when/how to best transition them for training. All of my other pre-bonsai material is still in the growing out phase, whereas these are plenty tall but lack lower branches and much girth. I'm not sure if they were field grown and...
  2. Aiki_Joker

    Spirea - repot now (end October) and cut back? Scotland UK

    I see there are quite a few threads here on spirea. This landscape potted specimen has been neglected in this shallow pot probably more than 4 years without repotting and was to be chucked out. I figured I'd take it. Its just lost all of its beautiful red autumn leaves. Not much foliage or...
  3. M

    Tar over my Bonsai soil !

    I don't know if anyone else has had tar form on the top of the Bonsai soil. A couple of months ago I re- potted a few of my trees. I make my own soil/mixture. I use Akadama, crushed lava, Pumice, fine gravel , composted bark, and chicken granite. Now a few of my trees have developed watery tar...