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Air Layering Bonsai

Air Layering Bonsai

Air layering is a technique that prompts roots to grow at a chosen point on a living tree. In bonsai, it is used to correct flaws in existing trees, as well as to create new trees. Air layering is a horticultural propagation technique often used by bonsai (and...
Simple DIY Bonsai Displays

Simple DIY Bonsai Displays

A common practice within the discipline of bonsai is to exhibit a tree by placing it upon a special slab, stand or table. This article describes how to make simple, inexpensive displays – called jitas – using just a few items you can pick up at your local...
Using Moss in Bonsai

Using Moss in Bonsai

Many bonsai hobbyists incorporate the use of moss as an integral component of a tree’s presentation. This article explores the benefits and cautions when using moss in bonsai, how to collect it, and how to apply it to a tree. Nothing completes the authentic...