East Van Bonsai’s next meeting is Monday November 27. 621 Kingsway, Vancouver. 7-9pm. The monthly meetings are currently drop-in socials. Bring your trees and tools, or just your questions. All friendly people are welcome! What’s happening this month? November marks the last meet of the year. We will continue fall work on conifers. Wiring and … Continue reading The next BONSAI SOCIAL is NOV 27.
Here are 10 helpful tips on how to begin. 1. Determine the space or area you have for your tree(s). What is the light level like? Full sun, a few hours of sun, or bright shade? Heavily shaded or dark areas are not ideal for growing healthy bonsai. 2. Research tree species. Figure out which … Continue reading I WANT A BONSAI TREE. WHERE DO I START?
What do you do with a San Jose juniper that has too many branches? Create some air-layers! At least, that’s what Kenji Miyata did. I acquired a half-dozen junipers from Miyata last year, five of which came with layers in progress. Now that the weather has cooled down, I thought it could be a good… via … Continue reading Have a look at this air-layer article from Bonsai Tonight. We are hoping to do a workshop for EVB in the spring.