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Bonsai Tools

Home / To the beginner at bonsai there would seem to be a bewildering number of tools available. However a large number of these tools are designed to aid the bonsai enthusiast who is carrying out more advanced techniques. For your first attempts at bonsai practise, where basic maintenance is essentially all that is being

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Lime Sulphur on Box Deadwood

Bonsai Myths Part Four: Lime Sulphur Demystifying Lime Sulphur

Over the years I have seen, heard and read so many myths about Lime Sulphur (sometimes spelt as Lime Sulfur). Why there is so much invention, misinformation and almost mystique surrounding this chemical I am not sure, but it seems to stem from less-informed bonsai literature of yesteryear. What is Lime Sulphur? Lime Sulphur is

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Pruning Juniper bonsai

Maintenance Pruning part three; Scissor Trimming and Finger Pruning

Home / Bonsai must be pruned throughout the growing season to keep them in shape. Some species such as Acers have a number of growth spurts through the year, after each which they require pruning back; other species such as Junipers require almost continual maintenance pruning. When growing bonsai, it is nearly always found that

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