ABOUT BONSAI TREES ~ The art of bonsai can fit into any life style. These little bonsai trees will captivate and entertain you with great rewards. Whether your considering a new hobby or an experienced pro you will find what you need here. Bonsai trees, Free care instructions, Bonsai Supplies, Bonsai Tools, and more. Bonsai books make the perfect gift and are a great way to get started in this exciting garden art form.

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Bonsai Books are a great gift idea for anyone! Promote a new hobby or craft, help out a beginner or inspire a pro! Click on the bonsai book your interested in to read customer reviews and get more information.

Bonsai Pots can be hard to find especialy at prices like these! If your in a "freeze thaw climate" make sure to use high fired pots or protect them from freezing because they will break!

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Having the right bonsai supplies on hand can turn aggravation into enjoyment.

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Penjing adds another dimension to bonsai, Man Lung Penjing has some incredible galleries.

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PENJING BONSAI PLANTING STONE
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HONEYSUCKLE BONSAI TREE
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TRAINED BY AARON JONES FOR 5 YEARS

SPRUCE WINDSWEPT ISLAND FOREST
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TRIDENT MAPLE ROOT OVER ROCK

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MYRTLE BONSAI TREE
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When getting started in the hobby of bonsai many people don’t know what they need for tools and don’t have the money to just purchase a whole set. Which bonsai tools do you really need? Well the answer is a bit more complex than just a. b. or c. but it’s probably less than you think. You could work on bonsai with just any old .....

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ABOUT BONSAI

 

Introduction to Bonsai

Bon~ (A tray or Container) Sai~ (Noun- To grow)

A BRIEF LOOK AT A LONG HISTORY

Bonsai dates back as far as 265 A.D.

Originating in China during the "Chin Dynasty" (A.D. 265 - A.D. 420) under the name "pen-ching" Originally just "tree pen-ching".

During the "T'ang Dynasty" (A.D. 618 - A.D. 907) the art spread to Japan becoming "bonsai", derived from the Chinese word "pen-tsai".

It was developed and refined for hundreds of years and during the Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960 - A.D. 1280) the art of "Landscape Pen-ching" was developed, Known today as "penjing", where stones and figurines (mud-men) were used to create entire landscape scenes. Similar to: "Mountains in the Sea: The Vietnamese Miniature Landscape Art of Hon Non Bo ". You can get an extensive bonsai history lesson from Amy Liang's book "The Living Art of Bonsai: Principles & Techniques of Cultivation & Propagation ".

   The art of Bonsai does not merely decrease the size of a tree to fit and be planted in a bonsai pot, but rather attempts to increase and enhance the potted tree, expanding it’s natural beauty, to capture nature itself.

   

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An Escape From Stress 

Bonsai can take you mentally to your favorite place of relaxation. The sea cliffs of a wind-blown coastline, A rivers edge where tree roots have been exposed by the winter floods of time, or a highland tree in an alpine glade.

A small group planting can represent an island, or an entire forest. A single tree can represent a huge, lonely, old tree the moss covered dirt beneath, a vast meadow or the native vegetation of a forest floor. 

It's Not so Difficult 

Bonsai can be a rewarding and inexpensive hobby that can be learned by anyone with an interest. While some bonsai are hundreds of years old passed down from generation to generation, with the proper techniques, in just a short time, a bonsai can take on the appearance of an ancient and weather worn tree from the days of old.

DECIDOUS WILLOW BONSAI, COLLECTED NATIVE TREE
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TRAINED BY AARON JONES FOR 3 YEARS

With proper care and some common sense a bonsai tree can provide a fantastic display and many years of enjoyment for generations to come.

A living sculpture. A work of art.

Always improving, always changing, always increasing,

Never finished.

 What makes good bonsai tree material?

* A twiggy structure ~ Lots of small twigs give the bonsai artist maximum styling options.

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* Tiny leaves or needles ~ Give the appearance of a huge ancient tree in miniature.

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*Interesting Roots ~ Roots are an important feature in bonsai trees.

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* Flowers ~ A highly sought after characteristic for any bonsai.

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* Fall color ~ Bonsai enthusiasts enjoy watching their trees go through the seasonal changes and fall color can be a spectacular display.

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* Deciduous ~ A bonsai that looses all of it's leaves in the winter allows the inner structure to be fully appreciated and enjoyed almost as though it were an entirely different tree.

Fruit ~ A feature of some of the most highly prized bonsai trees. Fruits start out green, then develop into their mature size and finally ripen into a completely different color adding all the more splendor and seasonal change to an already incredible bonsai tree.

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