#Bonsainews: Perparing for winter


Most of you have heard of #overwintering and other techniques that bonsai enthusiasts have practice to keep their trees from dying in the extreme temperatures that some countries or regions experience. I on the other hand will be removing my shading nets I put up this summer.


You can see in the photo above that I had to put up a 80% shading net on the one side of my garden to keep the trees from drying out during summer. Now that the days are shorter and colder I have to move my trees around a lot more to get sufficient sunlight. I have a lot or patients but I hate running up and down in the rain trying to shift trees around. As a side effect of the thick net the water dams up and the pours down in the middle of the net where the weight of the…

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