1. Announcements

      Official announcements regarding the bonsainut community. This is a MODERATED forum. Off-topic posts will be moved.
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      Latest: All help is greatly appreciated!! koda659, Apr 20, 2017 at 5:15 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: Identification? Potawatomi13, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:31 PM
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    3. General Discussion

      General bonsai discussion.
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      Latest: Is bonsai art? - inspired by BVF namnhi, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:29 PM
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    4. Contests

      For Bonsai Nut Contests
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      Latest: Idea for a new contest Starfox, Apr 21, 2017 at 1:24 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: Koen-Nai No Bonsai Smoke, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:53 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: 'Weed Nuns' Using Hemp To Heal And Empower timetravel_0, Apr 22, 2017 at 6:22 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: Will you please enlighten me.... Bonsai Nut, Apr 20, 2017 at 6:56 AM
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    1. Pines

      For general care and styling of the Pinus genus of trees.
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      Latest: A couple of reds.. Jeremy, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:41 PM
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    2. Junipers

      For general care and styling of the Juniperus genus of trees.
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      Latest: To repot or not to repot? silversara, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:10 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: The Witch Tree at last goes on her slab Wilson, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:27 PM
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    4. Maples

      For general care and styling of the Acer genus of trees.
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      Latest: Maple ID?? cbroad, Apr 22, 2017 at 8:22 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: Meet: Ed Zackery Smoke, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:51 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: Burning Bush about 7.5 years after collecting daudelus, Apr 20, 2017 at 2:57 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: Forsythia Project ghues, Apr 22, 2017 at 8:44 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: My pomegranate collection bonhe, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:38 AM
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    9. Tropicals

      For general care and styling of Ficus and other tropical trees.
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      Latest: Tiger Bark Question! sorce, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:43 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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    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 LanceMac10, Apr 10, 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: Wrightia Religiosa ~ Might be cascade style sorce, Apr 19, 2017 at 6:42 PM
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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: Which top to choose? Bonsai Nut, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:07 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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    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: Using dead trees in forest sorce, Apr 20, 2017 at 1:45 AM
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    1. Displays

      For discussion of formal bonsai display.
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    2. Pots

      To discuss pots, pottery, and matching trees and pots.
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      Latest: Colander pots aphid, Apr 22, 2017 at 10:57 AM
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    3. Accent plants

      For care and display of accent plants.
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      Latest: The Accent (Companion) Plant Thread RileyJFDB13, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:18 AM
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    4. Suiseki

      Discussion regarding suiseki (viewing stones).
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      Latest: Two Suiseki Displays in Dallas Bonsai Show sawgrass, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:36 AM
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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: shade systems StoneCloud, Apr 8, 2017
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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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      Latest: Reid's shohin thread parhamr, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:17 PM
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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: A Special Yamadori Trip Wilson, Apr 22, 2017 at 3:08 PM
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    4. Grafting, layering & propagating

      For discussion of these special care techniques.
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      Latest: The science of air-layering M. Frary, Apr 20, 2017 at 1:04 AM
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    5. Shari, jins and deadwood

      For discussion of the creation and care of deadwood on trees.
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      Latest: Caring for shari BonsaiMobius, Apr 17, 2017 at 12:19 PM
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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: Choppers, cutters and wishful thinking. Eric Group, Apr 21, 2017 at 3:59 PM
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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: Fertilizer for jbp and junipers MichaelS, Apr 22, 2017 at 9:05 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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      Latest: New grow area jquast, Apr 22, 2017 at 6:01 PM
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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: Evergreen Gardenworks KeithE, Apr 7, 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: 2 year old pitch pine seedlings Johnathan, Apr 21, 2017 at 9:15 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: For My Friends "Not" on FB Lynn E, Apr 22, 2017 at 11:40 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: 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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