Advance techniques for Chinese Maples

Advance techniques for Chinese Maples Before you start with this article take note that advance methods are no quick fix, but can actually take years to perform and finish. Chinese Maples are one of the trees with which you can do basically anything you want.  By means of grafting, carving and pruning any Chinese Maple […]

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History of the Chinese Elm Tree

This Chinese Elm was developed by Piet Serfontein from a trunk bought from Stone Lantern Bonsai Nursery during 2011 showing photos of the development from August 2011 till May 2012.  After he bought the trunk he cut off all the branches only keeping the trunk. This is a good example of how fast a Chinese Elm can […]

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Pest Control

The following poisons/solutions can be used to control pest and diseases in the garden. Please remember that chemical pest control damages the environment and need to be used cautiously.  Frogs, birds, earthworms and other wild life in your garden will normally be a good indication on the status of the ecosystem in your garden. Remember […]

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Deadwood Carving

If you buy a tree or dig a tree from nature or the neighbour’s garden there is no ifs or buts, it is necessary that you should learn to carve.  I have never seen a collected tree that doesn’t need carving whether it is necessary in finishing the tree of, carving an apex or produce […]

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