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! Victorim, Mar 23, 2017 at 3:57 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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      Latest: Mighty sequoia questions Guy Vitale, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:27 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: Spring leaves: Post Your Tree's New Duds! Timbo, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:59 PM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Panama Red Pot Challenge - Styled Finishes Rusty Davis, Mar 22, 2017 at 1:57 PM
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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: US NATIONAL SHOHIN BONSAI EXHIBITION bwaynef, Mar 19, 2017 at 12:30 PM
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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: London Vance Wood, Mar 23, 2017 at 7:32 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: Random forum pages inaccessible Bonsai Nut, Mar 20, 2017 at 7:33 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: Juniper sick ? markyscott, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:18 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: Current wisdom on blue spruce? augustine, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:08 AM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Shishigashira project (air layering) parhamr, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:41 PM
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    5. Elms

      For general care and styling of the Ulmus and Zelkova genera of trees.
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      Latest: Is this an elm? Ross, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:09 PM
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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: Its a girl! Cattwooduk, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:15 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: gardenia dying please help just.wing.it, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:23 AM
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    8. Fruiting

      For general care and styling of Apricots, Cherries, Quinces, and other fruiting trees.
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      Latest: Chocolate Vine pics? yenling83, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 PM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Brazilian Butt Lift ColinFraser, Mar 23, 2017 at 10:24 AM
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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: My Boxwood from my first attempts at bonsai michaelj, Mar 21, 2017 at 4:20 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: Rule Breaking Twin-Trunk Wilson, Mar 17, 2017 at 8:57 PM
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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: Bougie into a Cascade? Dorian Fourie, Mar 23, 2017 at 2:34 AM
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    3. Windswept, slant, literati

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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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: Jade ROR GSCarlson, Mar 15, 2017
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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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    6. Forests, saikei

      For styling discussion regarding these styles or trees shaped in these styles.
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      Latest: your first forrest Arnold_K, Mar 19, 2017 at 3:48 AM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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      Latest: If you had to Choose? ColinFraser, Feb 4, 2017
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: A Couple Of New Pots hometeamrocker, Mar 21, 2017 at 10:38 PM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread AZbonsai, Mar 19, 2017 at 4:18 PM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Japanese or Chinese? Chuah, Dec 9, 2016
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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: Bonsai bench construction question parhamr, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:59 AM
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    6. Prints, paintings, netsuke, and misc

      For discussion of bonsai-related Japanese arts.
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      Latest: Vids of Bonsai Rusty Davis, Mar 7, 2017
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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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      Latest: Crepe myrtle c54fun, Feb 27, 2017
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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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      Latest: My mame thread just.wing.it, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:07 AM
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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: Finally got my maple aml1014, Mar 21, 2017 at 9:11 AM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: 2017 From Seed. parhamr, Mar 20, 2017 at 8:11 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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    7. Books, magazines, and videos

      For discussion of bonsai instructional media.
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      Latest: Bonsai Fundamentals Course wsteinhoff, Mar 18, 2017 at 1:18 PM
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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: Raised Bed D.O.E. 0soyoung, Mar 22, 2017 at 11:07 AM
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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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      Latest: $0.00 "Bench" sorce, Mar 21, 2017 at 11:02 AM
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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: Bonsai Pots and supplies sorce, Mar 16, 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: Seedlings cuttings or older raw material augustine, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:28 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: Stainless Steel Soil Picks StoneCloud, Mar 23, 2017 at 8:08 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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      Latest: Ficus Wanted Redwood Ryan, Mar 23, 2017 at 6:59 PM
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    1. Sponsor Forums

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      Latest: Pot history Eric Group, Nov 6, 2015
    2. Bonsai Society / Club Forums

      Click here to be taken to the Bonsai Society / Club page. For your own Club forum, please contact us with your club name, location, and number of members.
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      Latest: Welcome! sorce, Feb 24, 2017
    3. Articles and Tutorials

      Additional content areas for bonsai nuts!
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