1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: Bonsai Nut T-Shirts! Kentucky Rick, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:46 PM
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    2. New to Bonsai

      New to the art of bonsai? This forum is for you! Feel free to ask any questions for more information or general assistance.
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: Why I Love to Clip and Grow RKatzin, Sep 25, 2017 at 7:04 PM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Mame contest idea Cadillactaste, Sep 24, 2017 at 4:41 AM
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    5. Events, Exhibits & Outings

      Announcements for bonsai exhibits, workshops, collecting trips, etc, can be posted here. You can also add them to the calendar. Off-topic posts will be deleted.
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      Latest: Franklin Park Conservatory (Columbus Ohio) ohiogrown, Sep 25, 2017 at 4:43 AM
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    6. The Tea House

      A kinder, gentler off-topic forum for people who want to talk about subjects unrelated to bonsai. No politics or religion allowed.
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      Latest: Please Share your Photos Stickroot, Sep 25, 2017 at 5:55 PM
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    7. Feedback and Suggestions

      A forum to provide feedback and suggestions for the BonsaiNut Community forums.
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      Latest: Blue Spruce PiñonJ, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:35 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Seed project plant_dr, Sep 25, 2017 at 3:55 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Shimpaku pre-shohin Adair M, Sep 25, 2017 at 1:27 PM
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    3. Other Conifers

      For general care and styling of other conifer genera (Cedar, Cypress, Larch, Spruce, Yew, etc).
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      Latest: Can I save a yellow Taxus Baccata? Sn0W, Sep 25, 2017 at 1:55 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Wintering Japanese maple Mr Bear, Sep 24, 2017 at 9:16 AM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: Burnt it with High Nitrogen coh, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:34 AM
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    6. Other Deciduous

      For general care and styling of other deciduous trees (Beech, Birch, Hornbeam, Oak, Stewartia, etc).
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      Latest: brook_alder defra, Sep 25, 2017 at 1:59 PM
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    7. Flowering

      For general care and styling of Azaleas, Camellias, Gardenias, Bougainvillea, Wisteria, and other flowering trees.
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      Latest: Flowers 2017 Mellow Mullet, Sep 25, 2017 at 5:47 PM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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    10. Miscellaneous / Other

      For general care and styling of other materials (Boxwoods, Euonymous, Cotoneaster, English Ivy, Succulents, etc)
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      Latest: Poison Ivy????? CasAH, Sep 25, 2017 at 6:59 PM
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    1. Formal & informal upright, twin trunk, broom

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: The Other Swepper Anthony, Aug 13, 2017
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    2. Cascade, semi-cascade

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Cascading Juniper defra, Sep 18, 2017
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: New auction maples Velodog2, Sep 25, 2017 at 6:23 PM
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    4. Root-over-rock , rock planting

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Acer palmatum "Ishigami" AlainK, Sep 24, 2017 at 2:08 PM
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    5. Multiple trunk, raft, sinuous

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: Rosemary raft StoneCloud, Sep 18, 2017
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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: A humble first attempt at Penjing (...kind of) AlainK, Sep 20, 2017 at 1:31 PM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: Displays for CBS 17 JudyB, Sep 3, 2017
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: Thoughts on this Pot Stickroot, Sep 25, 2017 at 7:04 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Mountain suiseki bleumeon, Sep 23, 2017 at 7:02 PM
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    5. Stands

      To discuss creation and care of tree stands, as well as matching stands and trees.
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      Latest: Bench wood Soldano666, Sep 24, 2017 at 8:41 AM
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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    1. Large bonsai (Dai & Omono)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to four hand and larger bonsai.
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    2. Small bonsai (Mame & Shohin)

      For discussion of styling and special care related to palm-size and smaller bonsai.
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    3. Collecting & importing

      For discussion of collecting trips, collecting methods & tools, etc. as well as government regulations for collecting and importing.
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      Latest: Collected Chinese Privet 5-AUG-17 - Zone 8 rnlabarnes, Sep 20, 2017 at 12:48 PM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: Immortal trees? Velodog2, Sep 25, 2017 at 1:48 PM
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    5. Shari, jins and deadwood

      For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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    6. Advanced topics

      For discussion of advanced care & styling techniques (trunk splitting, whole tree grafting, etc).
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      Latest: Stimulating dormant buds 0soyoung, Sep 18, 2017
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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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    8. Soil and fertilizer (incl water and repotting)

      For discussion of bonsai soil mixes and fertilizer, as well as specialty chemicals like rooting hormones. Also discussion about water, watering, and repotting belongs here - if it isn't species specific.
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      Latest: Akadama, Pumice with Humic & Fulvic acids parhamr, Sep 25, 2017 at 6:59 PM
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    9. Tools & equipment (incl lighting and greenhouses)

      For discussion regarding bonsai tools, and equipment like artificial lighting, greenhouses, cold frames, watering systems, etc.
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    1. Vendor experiences

      For discussion of your experiences with online and retail tree and equipment vendors. Please be sure to stick to the facts when posting opinions of your experiences.
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      Latest: Everything Bjorvala. just.wing.it, Aug 21, 2017
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    2. Tree selling

      A forum for offering trees for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Paul Katich trees for sale Waltron, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:12 AM
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    3. Other selling (bonsai related)

      A forum for offering other bonsai-related materials for sale. Businesses and private parties welcome.
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      Latest: Pots For Sale ABCarve, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:39 AM
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    4. Wanted to buy

      For listing trees or equipment you wish to buy. Please post whether you wish businesses to contact you.
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    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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      Latest: Introductory Soil Physics markyscott, Sep 16, 2017