Learn how to Bonsai! Check out our 'how to' articles......
Hello! Welcome to our 'How to Bonsai' section!
Here you will find free articles and mini-guides that will teach you everything you need in a simple 'how to' format!
Hopefully you've found us through a mutual love of Bonsai, and are looking to increase or establish your knowledge or artistry.
At bonsai-made-easy.com we thank you for your interest in the art of Bonsai. Please have a look through our articles and good luck with your Bonsai adventures!
Firstly, you may be wondering how to actually miniaturise a tree? How does bonsai work? How will I learn? We have the answers right here, and have taken the blah-blah out of it!
Click here to learn how to miniaturise a tree!
If you haven't yet familiarised yourself with a few trees, we have arranged a list of species, in order of difficulty, to make your selection easy!
Click here to check out our Bonsai species list!
Check out our beginners guide and get the knowledge you need to start your Bonsai 'career'! **Must Read**
Bonsai for Beginners! Click here
Before reading our 'How To' Guides, ensure you familiarise yourself with our free Checklist on how to plan your Bonsai and what to look out for. A little planning and preparation can go a long way!
Click here to Read the Checklist!
Growing Bonsai is both satisfying and inspiring....... Have you ever wondered how to grow Bonsai from scratch? Part 1 of our How to Grow Bonsai Guide has the answers....
Click here to read Part 1 of our How to Grow Bonsai guide.....
Have you seen a tree in the wild that would make a perfect Bonsai? Thinking about rescuing a tree in danger? Part 2 of our How to Grow Bonsai guide will tell you how.....
Click here to read Part 2 of our How to Grow Bonsai guide.....
Your bonsai career needs knowledge around displaying your bonsai in your garden. Learn how to make bonsai, and then display them with your other trees and plants. There is a degree of artistry involved!
Check out the short guide!
Want to know how to plant bonsai using a variety of techniques? We can give you the knowledge you need to successfully cultivate bonsai from scratch, or from a tree you already have!
Click here to read the quick guide on planting bonsai!
Pruning is a large part of the Bonsai experience and you simply have to know how to do it! Learn how to bonsai with some great tips!
Discover advanced pruning techniques through the seasons!
Ever wondered how Bonsai trees get their shape? Well, using wire will help sculpt your Bonsai's branches the way you have envisioned. The wiring of Bonsai trees can be tricky, but with a few pointers you should master the art quickly and be well on your way to impressing your friends with your magnificent trees!
Find out how to wire! Click here.......
Do you have a bonsai collection? Want to eventually own a whole collection? If you do, make sure you utilise your garden and create the perfect bonsai garden - just like in Japan!
Click here to learn 'how to bonsai' your backyard and create a bonsai garden!
Styles of Bonsai are diverse and varied. The different shapes and styles are categorised into groups, each of which will suit certain trees better. Ensure you know how to identify the Bonsai styles and shapes!
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Now that you know the different styles and bonsai shapes, you may or may not know that cascade styles are among the hardest to achieve. cascading your bonsai is one of the hardest things to do, but will look absolutely amazing! We can help you learn how to bonsai............ cascade style!
Click here to learn how to create cascading bonsai!
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