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Tree Talk

What to do when it rains continuously

August 31, 2015

A quick blog post in which I share a very practical tip about elevating bonsai pots in winter or anytime when it is raining continuously for days on end and the roots in shallow containers are drowning.

Selecting a suitable container

August 24, 2015

As part of the 3 part blog series on repotting we will take a look at how the pot you select to plant your tree into influences the overall image and the reaction a viewer is likely to have toward it. By using a trident maple root over rock bonsai tree we place it in several different containers and comment about the effect it has. Familiarizing yourself to these considerations should help you the next time you need to match a tree with the ideal bonsai pot.

Matching a bonsai to a pot