Mugo Pine

The Bonsai Novice

I’m new to bonsai. I’ve always admired it, but didn’t have the means to experiment and learn. I’ve recently started looking online for resources to hone my skills as a bonsai artist. I will probably share some of those in a later post. Right now, I have have 8 trees. They’re all pre-bonsai to be honest. There is a ficus, a bougainvillea, an andromeda, two junipers, two azaleas, and a mugo pine.

What I have here is my mugo pine. I picked it up at a nursery and it was probably the most expensive plant I’ve paid for as a pre-bonsai. I immediately liked it, so I just impulse bought it…. sue me! Anyway, after I bought it, I cleaned it up, learned some basic wire techniques, and looked up some recommendations on pruning and care. Here is the results:

Mind you, I’m a beginner. I’ve probably made a mistake…

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