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I love the effect these beautifully manicured bonsai create. It is a very serene sight.

In the process of decorating the house, I became a big fan of plants. They give more character to a room, making it feel more fresh and alive. However, there is one little issue here… I am a serial plant killer. No matter what I do, they die!

Bangkok – 2014


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8 Tips For Bonsai Plants Care

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Are you confused about how to care and maintain your bonsai tree? Well, here in this article I have covered the basic steps of bonsai plants care. If you are a beginner, then I am sure you will have tonnes of questions about how to maintain and care your beloved bonsai. I can tell you from my personal experience, you will be overwhelmed by the contents available in internet.

So here I have tried to cover 8 basic questions that every bonsai gardener will have. This infographics will be a good reference for beginners. It gives you step by step instructions for beginners on how to grow and maintain bonsai trees.

1. How and when to water my bonsai?

Understanding how and when to water a bonsai is the most toughest part of bonsai tree care. Each plant is unique and water demand is different. It also varies based on…

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Bonsai Tree Care for Beginners—Everything You Need to Know

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The bonsai is a delightful and fun plant to have around the home or office. Though it does need proper care and attention, don’t let that intimidate you. Living Gifts Merchandising Product Designer Nikki Kinowski says, “Our juniper bonsai (outdoor option) and our golden gate ficus (indoor option) are the most forgiving options for beginners.” Living Gifts also offers a kit just for beginners, which includes an outdoor juniper bonsai, a humidity tray and pebbles,an instruction booklet and a pair of bonsai clippers.

Here are some tips on how to care for your bonsai:

Water your bonsai!
You may think this is a no-brainer, but the bonsai has very specific watering requirements. Approximately once a week or so (when the topsoil feels completely dry) immerse the entire bonsai plant in a bucket or basin of water. Once the air bubbles have risen to the top, the bonsai has absorbed enough water.

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Four Ways To Grow And Care A Bonsai Plants

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Don’t let the fact that ‘bon-sai’ is an art studied and refined for many centuries scare you off, because you are perfectly capable to learn how to grow Bonsai Plants without green thumbs. Make sure to pick the right tree species for your environment and stick to the basic care guidelines. In this article I’ll explain how to get started with growing Bonsai and introduce you into the three main parts of this section: Bonsai cultivation, styling and care. The movie just above will help you understand the basics, read on for more detailed information!

Grow and cultivate trees

First step is to acquire a tree, which can be done by buying a preBonsai (rough material to be pruned and wired) or by using one of several possible cultivation techniques. Very important however is to select a tree species that fits your circumstances. Are you keen on keeping the tree…

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Learnings from a Bonsai


DSC_0091Having a plant in my room is something that I always thought of, but seeing them die every season left me empty. How cool would it be, if you have a plant that outlives you and probably the next generation too! Something small, which would stay with you, no matter where you move. A ‘pet’ plant.

It was Earth day and I decided to do something about it. Having seen my parents grow Bonsai’s in the garden, I made up my mind that I want one too.

So here I was, standing in front of the Bonsai shop not knowing what to buy. Looking through all the plants and noticing their strong trunks, fascinated to see how they have weathered with time. Their roots fighting with in that limited space, wanting to break free.

I chose one which would fit my budget and also survive with my limited care. I introduced my…

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2016 Japan Bonsai Exploration– Part 6

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1Genkokai Bonsai & Suiseki Exhibition

On Saturday and Sunday S-Cube sponsored and produced a special exhibition for the Genkokai, a small group of bonsai collectors with high quality refined bonsai and suiseki. Held in the Hoshu-In Buddhist temple, established in 1608, the complex is normally not open to visitors. This temple is in the Daitoku-Ji complex of numerous smaller temples of the Rinzai School of Japanese Zen including the popular Daisen-In on many garden tours.


The Genkokai is headed by Seiji Morimae comprised of his clients who want to share the beautiful bonsai and suiseki collections. He has superb taste in bonsai, suiseki and display.


Seiji Morimae designed the displays in the individual 11 rooms of the temple, each holding one to several bonsai or suiseki. Along with the help of his S-Cube staff Mr. Morimae presented an excellent selection of bonsai and suseki. They all suggest seasonality in a…

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