My Douglas Fir Forest, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

How to Create a Douglas Fir Bonsai Forest

The Douglas Fir will grow outside but may show some frost damage dieback or heavy coning after a deep I suspect that while hardy, they may be suseptible to some root damage or shoot damage after a rare…

Why do people like following Peter Chan?

Facts You Should Know About Bonsai

Interesting Facts You Should Know About Bonsai Today i have two visitors from very far afield i have here Brian from Philadelphia in the United States and i have Alex from Southern Germany he is visiting so we always…

My Banyan Style Schefflera Progression, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

How to Learn About Bonsai

How to Learn About Bonsai Tips And Tricks I’m showing the progression of my Banyan style Schefflera arboricola over a period of 10 This was my presentation at the Toronto Bonsai Society’s meeting about tropical Video Transcript…

Baobab Style Jade, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

How to Enjoy Bonsai as a Hobby

How to Enjoy Bonsai as a Hobby It is a cold day out today it is minus 13 degrees celsius at the moment and tonight it’s going down to minus 21 degrees celsius quite a drop in temperature throughout…

Pruning My Small Leaf Linden, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

How to Improve Your Bonsai Skills

How to Improve Your Bonsai Skills Today started out quite warm it was plus one degree in the morning but it’s cooling down throughout the day and it’s going to get quite cold tonight i’ve got all the big cedars…

Recreating My Famous Blaaws Juniper Bonsai

Best Bonsai Skills to Learn

Best Bonsai Skills to Learn i am a rather sentimental person and over the christmas holiday i was looking at some old photographs and i happened to come across these pictures of the blast juniper that i made back in…

Ficus Friday, Ficus Bench Tour, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

Common Faults in Bonsai

Common Faults in Bonsai hi everyone nigel saunders here it is a sunny day today and it’s ficus friday today i’ll be updating all my ficus i’ll be putting them on the turntable one at a time and i’ll show…

Wisteria Bonsai care

Wisteria Bonsai care

The Wisteria is a strong, fast growing deciduous  vine, well-known for its beautiful For bonsai the most common species are the  Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) and the Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda)  which produces the longest flower So how…

My Banyan Style Schefflera, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

My Banyan Style Schefflera, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

hi everyone nigel saunders here it is a cold day outside the greenhouse is just barely above freezing so i thought today i’d stay warm and work in the plant room we have got some even cooler weather coming in…

Big Steps, Little Trees, The Bonsai Zone, Jan 2022

How to Get The Most Out of Bonsai

How to Get The Most Out of Bonsai hi everyone nigel saunders here it is a cold and blowy winter’s day today and i’m going to be doing some winter pruning to some deciduous trees i’ll be pruning up my…