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  1. Ferg91

    Bonsai water lily?

    I wanted to add a couple water lilies around the shrine of bonsai I have. I wasn’t completely sure if you can bonsai water lilies either way I had purchased a few hanging planters for aquatics and was going to put water lilies in them. currently awaiting a reply from CZgrain for exactly what...
  2. Apex37

    Experience with Pruning Burning Bush

    Just curious other's experiences with this species. I have one I got from HD some time back that I'm planning on repotting and doing some pruning once spring starts up (usually here it's best the last week of Feb or first 2 weeks of March). Interested to hear about how well they back bud and...
  3. R

    All of juniper’s tips are browning?

    I’m unsure why but every branch, every tip of the foliage is starting to brown, I also see either no or little growth on any of the foliage (in UK). I used miracle grow all purpose fertiliser balls at the start of spring if that makes any difference. I used their recommended amount. This is a...
  4. P

    Just got my first Bonsai (Desert Rose)

    Hello everyone! My friend just gifted me with my first Bonsai. He gave me an Adenium (Desert Rose). I want to take really good care of it, but since I'm really new into this world I would like to ask a couple of questions, since one website says one thing, and the other says the opposite. 1-...
  5. T

    My first tree (maple)

    Hey im posting in hopes of some tips or future recommendations for my first tree. Its a maple. Ive done lots of research so im not clueless but any info will help! Thanks in advance.
  6. J

    New Junipers for great (?) price?

    Hey all. Still very new to bonsai, but I stopped by a nursery and fell in love with some grey owl junipers. And I feel like they were a super good bargain?! (Under 20$ each) Tell me what you think? Good for bonsai? Bad? What I should start with? I know they’re not in like great condition but I...
  7. B

    [9 weeks in] Growing my first plant, help appreciated!

    Hey fellow Bonsainutters, I started my first plant-growing venture after sowing Bonsai seeds from a Grow It starter pack (https://giftrepublic.com/). As per instructions I've sowed the seeds in coir pots added a coconut compost disc and sealed it in a polythene bag, placing it out of direct...
  8. K

    Best beginning Bonsai recommendations

    Hey guys...so to preface...I suck at bonsai lol...trying my hand at it again and was wondering who has some good recommendations for a good beginning bonsai, one that won’t die too easily if I mess up. I currently have a basic little juniper ( you know those cheap ones at the store, my wife...
  9. Jordon Bigelow

    Acer Palmatum Koto No Ito (Japanese Maple Harp String)

    Hello, I am new to bonsai but have been reading quite a lot of information about it. I was wondering if anybody knows much about this species. What are the basic care guidelines for this tree? What kind of conditions should it be in? I live in an apartment with a small deck the faces the west. I...
  10. B

    Stone Pines (Tips for a Conifer Newbie)

    Growth style, tips for a newbie in conifers/pines. I'm thinking of going for a flattened hokidachi. No, I'm not crazy, and i know that style is almost unheard of in most pines, but it is the natural shape of a Stone/Italian Pine, and i put what's natural for a mature specimen in the specific...
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