- Tips and Techniques. Adams, Julian R. // Bonsai Journal;Fall2008, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p17
The article describes the process of creating extreme bends on thick or stiff wood on bonsai. Using guy wires, rods and fulcrums in conjunction with smaller wire is recommended to avoid bark damage. The rod and fulcrum technique is applied to bend part of the trunk, with tie wires at either end...
- Penjing/bonsai. Fukumoto, David W. // Bonsai Journal;Fall2012, Vol. 46 Issue 3, p17
The article presents the second part of the Penjing/bonsai discussion focusing on the concept of multiple reduction-building. It details the phase II and phase III reduction-building of a Chinese Bird's Tongue Podocarpus and the dwarf variety Japanese Maki Podocarpus. It discusses the physical...
- President's Message. Pierot, Suzanne Warner // Ivy Journal;Summer2007, Vol. 33, p4
The article introduces the central topic of this journal, which is the use of Hedera or ivy as Bonsai. According to the author, ivies are not only great vining plants, it can also be used to create espaliers, hanging baskets, topiaries and even indoor bonsai. In this issue, Yama Ki Bonsai...
- Bonsai for Beginners. Reed, Rebecca Bull // Southern Living;Feb2006, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p70
The article presents tips on how to grow bonsai trees. Bonsai are trees made into dwarfs. This is done by careful root and stem pruning coupled with root restriction. For beginners, it is suggested to start rearing bonsai indoors, where the controlled climate can help achieved greater success....
- Korean Hornbeam. Biel, John // Bonsai Journal;Fall2004, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p31
Provides information on the bonsai Korean hornbeams. Branch structures of the plant; Description of the Korean hornbeams; Photographs of the progression of the plant from 1991 to 2000.
- From the Editor... Rowe, David J. // Bonsai Journal;Summer2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p2
Presents a letter from the editor commenting on the topics and issues discussed in the summer 2004 issue of "The Journal of the American Bonsai Society" with emphasis on the techniques for repotting bonsai plants.
- TIME for a CHANGE. Rowe, David // Bonsai Journal;Summer2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p5
Presents an article describing photographs of repotted bonsai plant. Details of the repotting process; Artistic presentation of the potted plant; Changes made to the plant.
- the GUARDIAN of BONSAI. Smith, Andrew // Bonsai Journal;Summer2004, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p14
Presents an article on being a professional tree-planter with emphasis on taking care of bonsai plants. Problems encountered in the gardening process; Factors that affect the maintenance of the plants; Solution discovered to eradicate the problem.
- Styling. Kennerly, Mark // Bonsai Journal;Summer2008, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p13
The article offers tips on styling a bonsai tree. The quality of perfect proportion is achieved when the person viewing a picture of a bonsai taken against a black background cannot determine how big or small the bonsai is. The concept can be applied to almost everything that has been designed...