The Art of Creative Pruning

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Decorative tree pruning brings innovation and artistry to gardens. It has something for all tastes, including sophisticated sculptural trees, modernist bumpy hedges, boxwood balls and lollipops. Author Jake Hobson outlines an approach to topiary that is more creative than traditional and positively encourages out-of-the box thinking. Instead of peacocks and rabbits, you will Continue Reading

Bonsai Training Videos

I came across some great training videos on 'You Tube' for Bonsai Beginners and the experienced artists. Take a look and tell us what you think. Let's start with videos for Beginners. The first video explains: How to grow Bonsai. The next video is on pruning Bonsai. Bonsai watering Continue Reading

April Bonsai Update

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The April newsletter was just sent to all subscribers, aptly named 'April showers, no snow please' after the the snow showers we had over the past few days. It should disappear by morn! In this months newsletter we are offering two competitions, one for members offering a selection of Bonsai books and meditation CD's from Damascus Acoustic Meditations. For non-members we have a Continue Reading

Pruning Techniques

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With the growing popularity of keeping bonsai and perfecting its art form over the past decade, many people may own or want to own a bonsai. Many people see beautiful pictures of bonsai that have been shaped and pruned into works of art. They themselves want to have a tree as magnificent in the photos so they buy a bonsai tree only to find out it takes special care. Pruning Continue Reading