Magic World of Bonsai Trees - Your Final Destination for Best Information
What is Bonsai?
When you say the word "Bonsai" to people, I bet they usually say it is a type of a small tree. On the contrary, it means a method of growing many different species of trees. It combines both artistic and horticultural skills.
What does it mean?
In both Chinese and Japanese language, it means "tree in a pot" and it is pronounced bone-sigh.
All parts of our miniature tree: trunk, twigs, leaves, roots, should be in perfect scale with the size of a fully-grown, mature tree.
Taking care of it?
Trees in the pots are kept outdoors for most of the year and can be brought indoors for display for a day or two without suffering. Of course, there are certain types of tropical trees and shrubs which can be continually kept indoors full time. It grows best in conditions that it would grow in naturally.
Yes! I bought it! Now what do I do?
If you have just bought your first dwarf tree, you should learn how to take care of it. This site will help you to get started. It is a fascinating gardening hobby, and gives pleasure to many people.
Shaping your own plant is very interesting, and it is simple. Try to imagine the way you want your plant to look, and then decide which branches you would remove, and which ones you would reshape. It is your very own little garden, and you are its (little) creator. Let’s start!