Bonsai For Beginners

How to Make Your Own Bonsai #1 / 盆栽講座 山田香織 第1回

Acquiring good bonsai soil can be difficult if you do not know where to look. Bonsai soil can be found in the most unusual of places, including hardware stores, auto parts stores and pet supply stores. Bonsai resellers online will typically acquire their soils from these types of places and make blends suitable for certain types of trees. 

If a bonsai is to have any rot on the branches or trunk, the broom can reveal this. By quick action, you can rescue a bonsai from certain death. The tweezers are often looked at oddly by those who are not familiar with bonsai care. Of the bonsai supplies, the tweezers are vital for the removal of grass and weeds. 

Bonsai wire should only be left in position long enough for the tree to be trained to the proper form. Once it is in the design you desire, the wires should be carefully removed. If you wired your tree properly, there will be no evidence that the tree had undergone bonsai wire design. The hardest part of using bonsai wire is knowing which size wire to use. 

Some people enjoy keeping moss with their bonsai plants. If you are one of these people, there are a few things that you will need to remember. First, the moss should not touch the roots or the trunk of your tree. This can cause your bonsai plants to die out. While moss can add a nice element to your bonsai, you need to be cautious with how you use moss. 

Caring for a Bonsai Tree Caring for a bonsai tree is a good way for plant lovers to see the efforts they put into nurturing a plant turn into a work of art. Through careful maintenance of leaves, branches and roots, a bonsai tree can be shaped to virtually any style that suits the artist. If you are interested in starting to care for and grow your own bonsai tree, there are several ways you can start. 

It should be kept outdoors whenever possible, and only brought in during the harshest parts of winter or during snow storms that would suffocate the plant. Once the extremely bad weather has past, your juniper bonsai should be sent back outside so it can remain in dormancy. Juniper bonsai are extremely common, as this type of tree is so easy to care for and train.