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Akadama - The different grades of akadama
Contrary to popular belief, akadama is not all created equal. In Japan, Akadama is so readily available that it is used for nearly everything including basic house plants. That is why there are
Alternative Bonsai Fertilizer: Rice Water
It is important to fertilize your bonsai tree properly for greener growth. However, when specific bonsai fertilizer is unavailable or you have run out, there is still a way to fertilize your bonsai.
Base Layer: 3 Elements to Consider
Adding a base layer to your pot while repotting works wonders for your bonsai tree. Not only does it prevent compaction, but it also prevents root rot by ensuring quality drainage. So now that w
Basic Fertilizing Techniques for your Tree
Fertilizing is probably one of the most common questions that arises at every demonstration. Everybody loves to feed their tree. However, sometimes we give our tree too much love and we fertiliz
Bonsai Maintenance: Fertilizing your Tree
Keeping your tree healthy can be an easy task as long as you stay on top of watering, re-potting, and fertilizing. If you plan on re-potting your tree in the next few months, now is a great time
Can I repot my bonsai into a larger pot?
Yes, it is up to personal preference on allowing how big you want the tree to grow or the proportion of the size of the plant to the pot. It is best to do so during spring and autumn.
Liquid or Granules Fertilizer Pros & Cons
When it comes to choosing a type of fertilizer, there are lots of choices and brands but one of the most discussed topics with fertilizer is whether to go with liquid or to go with granule ferti
Maximizing your Bonsai Fertilizer with your Soil Mix
Fertilizing your bonsai tree is essential to keeping your bonsai tree healthy and growing. However, fertilizer costs money and you want to make sure you’re not flushing your fertilizer away
Trimming Roots: Will it kill my tree?
Trimming roots is a maintenance necessity that can sometimes cause anxiety. However, trimming the roots of your tree when repotting will help your tree grow healthier and stronger. So what
What type of bonsai fertilizer should I use and how do I apply it?
We recommend using bonsai fertilizers with the NPK equivalent of 20-9-9 or similar for small potted plants. As for the usage of our particular bonsai fertilizer, first remove about half-inch top soil
Working with you Tree's Roots: The Right Tools for the Job
Working with your tree’s roots is sometimes a neglected task. Most enthusiasts will concentrate on the foliage and trunk. However, well maintained roots always lead to healthy foliage. Below are