Learn About Bonsai
BONSAI SPECIES GUIDE
WHAT IS BONSAI?
This is a question that should seemingly be easy to answer, but it is one that is often difficult to elucidate. It can be roughly translated as 'to plant in a container,' but there is of course much more to the term than its basal definition. Here, we will seek to expound upon its meaning as a traditional Japanese art form.
BONSAI HISTORY GUIDE
The history of bonsai art in Japan is as fascinating as it is long. Learn about the influences of Shintoism in prehistory, Chinese culture in old Japan, and contemporary horticulture on the modern art of Japanese bonsai as it is practiced today.
BONSAI WATERING GUIDE
Watering bonsai trees is one of the most difficult aspects to master. Each tree requires a different approach and each day, as the weather varies, one must adjust to the needs of the plant. Expand your knowledge of watering bonsai trees using our free guide.
BONSAI TOOLS GUIDE
Using the proper bonsai tools when creating bonsai trees can make a world of difference in the design outcome. Check out our bonsai tools guide to learn about which tools are necessary for creating quality bonsai trees.
BONSAI POTS GUIDE
Learn about the history of bonsai pots, from their origins in ancient China to modern-day Tokoname, Japan and the western bonsai potters who are making waves in Europe and the United States. Choosing a pot can be a daunting task, but it is one of the fundamentals of bonsai art that can change the overall appearance of a bonsai tree.