The Art of Bonsai

This site is devoted to the art of bonsai. Through pictures and written material I hope to spread the appreciation of this art form.

The information contained herein may vary with different growing conditions and with different bonsai practitioners. Please use the information as a starting point for your bonsai adventures.

Above all enjoy your trees and nature's creations.


Available Now In Softcover!

The definitive reference work on Ficus
for bonsai. The book is a softcover, 8 by 10 inch volume, with 144 color pages, containing detailed information for the beginner as well as the advanced hobbyist.


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Introduction To Indoor Bonsai

 This 5.5" by 8.5", 40 page, full color, soft-cover book providing the beginner as well as the experienced bonsai grower all the necessary information on how to really grow bonsai indoors. This book lists the easiest species to grow indoors as well as information on watering, soil, light, pests, and everything you must know to be successful in growing bonsai in your home. Species that are difficult or that require special care to grow indoors are identified.

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Join Us in Supporting the Bonsai Garden at University of Michigan

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As part of my commitment to protect the bonsai trees and their long term future at the new bonsai garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, I encourage all my bonsai friends who can help to check the following link

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