Bonsai Care and Maintenance

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on bonsai care and maintenance! Here you will find a collection of articles that cover everything you need to know to keep your bonsai healthy and thriving.

Whether you’re a beginner just starting out, or an experienced bonsai grower looking to refine your skills, our articles are designed to provide you with the knowledge and resources you need to succeed with your bonsai.

From watering and fertilizing to pruning and wiring, we’ve got you covered. Browse our collection of articles and discover the secrets to creating beautiful, healthy bonsai trees that will bring joy and tranquility to your home or garden.

Juniper bonsai tree in a square pot.

Juniper Bonsai Care and Maintenance


Taking care of a Juniper Bonsai can be a rewarding journey. These charming, miniature trees are beloved for their resilience ...

Cherry blossom bonsai tree in flower.

Cherry Blossom Bonsai Care and Growing Guide


A cherry blossom bonsai is a stunning miniature tree that captivates with its vibrant pink and white flowers. If you’re ...

Ficus bonsai tree growing on an black surface.

Evergreen Bonsai Tree Species and Care


Evergreen bonsai do not shed their leaves in the fall, but as the name suggests, remain green all year round. ...

Watered akadama bonsai soil (light and dark brown).

Bonsai Soil


Bonsai trees are a unique and beautiful addition to any home or garden. These miniature trees require special care and ...

Hands repotting a bonsai tree.

Repotting Bonsai Trees


One of the ways that bonsai trees are kept small is by growing them in confined pots, where space for ...

Surface roots (nebari) on a maple bonsai tree.

Surface Bonsai Roots (Nebari) – 4 Techniques


The term nebari describes the lower trunk and exposed roots of the bonsai above the soil surface.  Nebari are important features in ...

Two gardeners watering bonsai trees.

Watering Bonsai: the Ultimate Guide


Few aspects in the art of growing bonsai are as crucial to get right as the watering. Many a bonsai ...

Repotting Bonsai – Basics


How to Repot a Bonsai Tree The objective when growing bonsai trees is to keep them small, when they are ...

Bonsai Pests, Treatment and Prevention


Unfortunately bonsai are susceptible to pests, as all plants are. Besides looking unsightly, pest insects feed of the sap of ...