Advanced Techniques

The advanced techniques section of Bonsai4me is dedicated to subjects beyond basic bonsai cultivation techniques



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Grafting a Better Nebari onto a Acer campestre/Field Maple updated November 2014

Pruning Azalea Bonsai How To Prune Azalea Bonsai

Styling Juniper Bonsai Branches : Thinning Out How to prepare Juniper bonsai branches for styling

Styling Juniper Bonsai Branches : Wiring and Placement How to wire and style Juniper bonsai branches

Developing Deciduous Bonsai Branch Structures: Part One Building a Branch Structure

Developing Deciduous Bonsai Branch Structures: Part Two Autumn/Winter or Structural Pruning and Wiring

Developing Deciduous Bonsai Branch Structures: Part Three Shaping Deciduous Tree Branches

Developing Deciduous Bonsai Branch Structures: Part Four The Importance of Branch Taper in Bonsai

Hard Water, pH and Bonsai

The Application of Art Principles to Bonsai: Part One The Golden Section 

The Application of Art Principles to Bonsai: Part Two Visual Movement 

The Application of Art Principles in Bonsai: Part Three Foreshortening

Near and Far Views in Bonsai How perspective effects trunk taper and styling

Bending Thick or Brittle Branches Part One

Bending Thick or Brittle Branches Part Two

Bending Thick or Brittle Branches Part Three

Creating Deadwood on Bonsai Photo series.

Creating and Using 'Uro' with Bonsai

Threadgrafting New Branches Creating new branches by threadgrafting

Threadgrafting New Roots For better nebari

Approach Grafting for Bonsai Creating new branches by approach grafting

Approach Grafting Roots for Better Nebari Creating new roots by approach grafting

Repotting and Bare-rooting a Collected Privet

Creating New Nebari on Bonsai Part One Correcting poor nebari with the use of layering techniques.

Creating New Nebari on Bonsai Part Two Developing a Multi-Trunk Bonsai on a Tile or Board

Choosing the Right Pot for your Bonsai

Collecting Trees from the Wild Part One A three part series by Walter Pall.

Collecting Trees from the Wild Part Two A three part series by Walter Pall.

Collecting Trees from the Wild Part Three A three part series by Walter Pall.

Apex Building How to style the top of your bonsai

Developing Informal Upright Trunks for Deciduous Bonsai

Field Growing Trees For Bonsai A guide to developing trees with thicker trunks for use as bonsai.

Collected Beech Bonsai Progression Series and Why You Should Not Chop a Trunk Too Early

Developing A shohin Bonsai from a seedling/European Hornbeam Progression Series An article illustrating how to develop your own bonsai from a bare-root seedling

Developing a Juniper Shohin/ Juniper Progression Series An article illustrating how to develop your own juniper bonsai from ordinary nursery material

Root Over Rock Bonsai Photo Series

Root Over Rock Bonsai Part Two Photo Series

Defoliating or Leaf-cutting Bonsai

Winter Heat Beds Providing a little warmth to the roots in Winter

Group Planting A guide to creating group plantings.

Autumn Colour A guide to Autumn/Fall leaf colours.

Airlayering A guide to air-layering and ground layering techniques.

Promoting Rot in Bonsai

Preserving Deadwood and Curing Rotting Wood Problems A guide to removing areas of rotted wood on your bonsai and stopping any further damage occurring. Updated April 2012

Preserving and Styling a Fuchsia Bonsai Photo Series including an indepth guide to the use of wood-hardeners.

Trunk Splitting Splitting the trunk of a Thuja to cure inverse taper; photo series.

Willow Water An aid to successful rooting?

A Care Calendar for Satsuki Azalea Bonsai guest article by Ray Beddow

Advanced Pruning Techniques for Fagus sylvatica/European Beech

Picea Pruning, Wiring and Styling

Buxus/Boxwood Indepth

Acer Palmatum-Advanced Techniques

Pruning Pines A guide to the complexities of pruning Pine species for bonsai.

Pruning Pines 2: Needle Plucking and Summer Pruning of Pine bonsai

Pinus mugo/Mugo or Mountain Pine Indepth A guide to Pruning and Repotting Mugo Pines for bonsai

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