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Eastern Leaf is a retailer of Zen Gardening Gifts, including bonsai trees, lucky bamboo, money trees, orchids, succulents, and air plants. We also welcome you to come visit our tea pavilion for authentic Japanese grown teas and our Apothecary for hand made lotions and soaps.

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Creating Movement by Wiring your Tree's Trunk

Movement is one of the most important aspects to a bonsai tree. Movement is what gives your tree character. Luckily, it is possible to add movement to a tree.

In this video, we go over how to wire your bonsai tree’s trunk to create movement. We also demonstrate how applying wire to your secondary branches can instantly transform your material.

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Learn about Bonsai Soil Mixes

In this video, w go through the basic factors and essential elements for creating a bonsai soil mix. The video also shows some sample soil components that we use for our general bonsai and show trees. ...

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Bonsai Garden Lake Merritt Tour

In this video, we take a tour of the Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA, one of the Golden State Bonsai Federation's bonsai collections. Janet Nelson and George Haas were kind enough to share ...

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Wiring Branches

In this project we'll cover how to properly wire two primary branches on a Juniper Procumbens Nana bonsai tree. Juniper Procumbens Nana branches are extremely flexible and serve as great material for learning how to wire...

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The Eastern Leaf Story

Founded in the fall of 2004, Jason and Renee started as a small vendor selling lucky bamboo arrangements at local farmer's markets in San Diego. They would try their best to fill the 10’ x 10’ booth with as many plants as possible. Despite San Diego's reputation of sunny skies, it rained nearly every Sunday during the market. On some days, Jason and Renee would be lucky to sell a single item. However, their persistence was rewarded as the little shop quickly gained popularity with the regular market shoppers...

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