Bonsai Field Growing | 14 tips


In this video Terry Erasmus shares what he has learnt over the last 17 odd years of growing trees, particularly Hackberry and Trident maples in the form of 14 tips.
Learn or improve your field growing technique by watching this video and also reading related blog posts on his website. https://www.bonsaitree.co.za/blogs/tree-talk/tagged/field-growing
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April in the Flower Garden

Even in the smallest garden, April is the month when the growing season really begins to gather pace. Flower beds start to fill out with the bushy new shoots of herbaceous plants and leaves once again begin cover the branches of trees. With such fecundity its easy to let things slip out of control in the garden and before you know it you will realise there are a number of jobs you should have done and now it’s too late. So before you venture outside take a quick reminder from this list of vital jobs to be done in the flower garden during April.

March in the Vegetable Garden

Even the smallest vegetable garden can be high maintenance and with March heralding the start of the new growing season, there is plenty to be getting on with. Here is a quick list of vital jobs to be doing in the vegetable garden during March.

How to Remove Tree Roots

The removal of tree roots can be a difficult and slow task to engage in, and require investment of time and materials to get the job done. By keeping a few tips in mind gardeners can ease the process, and get the job done with minimal damage to their garden.

Winter Garden Work

Everyone knows to stay active and productive year round. Clearing out and managing your garden over winter is both enjoyable and useful, so it’s important to keep track of what tasks lie ahead.

Some Tips In Organizing Garden Tools And Materials

Garden tools are important for an avid gardener. But it is also essential to clean and organize them for long-lasting usage.

Easy to Set Up Backyard Portable Greenhouses

Portable greenhouses are the most cost-effective and non-cumbersome tools required for growing flowers and vegetables that require more heat than the climatic condition. Many times you require the help of this external structure to maintain the temperatures to have certain crops growing annually in your gardens. There are two ways of setting one up.

March in the Flower Garden

Even in the smallest garden there is always plenty to do. March heralds the start of spring when plant growth in the garden begins to accelerate. Here is a handy list of vital jobs to be doing in the flower garden during March to help you keep on top of your gardening at the start of a busy new season.

5 Organic Gardening Best Practices for the Beginner

Gardening provides your family with many tasty and nutritional fruits and vegetables. One way you can enhance them even more is to grow your plants following organic practices. Read on to learn five different organic best practices that will help you start your journey in organic gardening.

Tree Advice – How to Control Root Systems

Invasive tree roots pose a serious issue for many gardeners and landscapers. Fortunately, there a number of ways to keep vigorous root systems in check.

Overwintering Your Ponds And Water Features

Water features take a decent investment of time, effort and money to set up, and no-one wants to then see them come to harm during the winter period. With the right information and attitude it’s easy to protect your water features, from low-key ponds to high visibility waterfalls.

How To Become A Tree Surgeon

Tree surgery is a noble profession. It’s a role that involves nurturing and maintaining one of natures most vital resources. If you love nature and climbing trees, then tree surgery may just be the job for you.

February in the Vegetable Garden

There is always plenty of jobs to do even in the smallest vegetable garden as there is no denying that growing fruit and vegetables is high maintenance. So, with more to do there is always more to forget. Plan ahead by getting on top of those jobs that can be done early in the year. Here is a short list of vital jobs to be doing in the vegetable garden during February.

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