wiring gone wrong

  1. J

    Removing embedded wire off non bonsai tree

    Hello all, Basically, last year, I decided to wire my 2 pear trees (bartlett and D'Anjou if it matters) as well as an arborvitae. I waited too long and now the wire is embedded. Even with my bonsai wire cutters, I will not be able to remove the wire without doing some moderate damage to the...
  2. Trigobontree

    I think I’m Bonsaing wrong, but it feels so “right”

    Hello everyone! I know that one of the biggest beginner mistakes is over styling trees. So I haven’t styled too much yet, but from what I have done, I don’t think I’m doing it the “correct” way. But I’m ok with that. I’m trying to follow the rules, but for the most part I’m just trimming and...
  3. J

    Seeking Help planning/shaping Hawaiian Umbrella Tree

    Hello all, I'm still very new to bonsai, and shaping a tree is something I just do not understand yet. I found some very helpful sources on this site for basic shaping (ie a triangle of foliage), but I guess I'm not very imaginative. I have this Hawaiian Umbrella Bonsai that's more of a...
  4. R

    JBP Wire Damage

    Hi all I am new to the forums but been reading and studying a while. I have ten trees and many cutting I care for, I was gifted a JBP for fathers day. I was not there to pick it out, so my wife made a $140 decision on her own with no knowledge on what to look for in nursery material. Well she...
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