Bonsai trees are truly spectacular. They are unique, different looking than all other trees and plants in the world, and this is one of the most loved features of all. Bonsai trees are normal plants, propagated like any other, but trained using sophisticated techniques to keep them small. This training includes basics like regular pruning and wiring, but also more advanced techniques such as creating Jin and Shari on trees. Bonsai trees are not small trees by nature. By placing any tree in a small container and root pruning you can have a Bonsai tree.
The art of Bonsai gardening evolves and develops as long as you want it to. Bonsai growing is a timeless art that has no end as you continue to nurture on a daily basis which makes it a rewarding experience. Although the bonsai word is of a Japanese origin it is believed to have started 17 hundred years ago by the chinese. Bon means “tray” in Japanese and sai means “to plant.”.Therefore literally translated it means to plant in a tray. The art of bonsai involves the bringing together of tree and pot in visual harmony.
Bonsai trees are not dwarf versions of regular trees. By using wire you control their growth along with pruning and shaping to achieve the correct size and shape. Bonsai trees are also said to bring peace and serenity to any open space, they can also make the air a little clearer around your gardening space. Bonsai trees are small and their height is typically around 2-3 feet. Grown in decorative containers, bonsai trees are kept small and in any desired shape by pruning the roots and branches.
Bonsai gardening is not an expensive hobby with few tools being required and they are a true living sculpture that anyone would be proud to display. Growing a bonsai is a combination of art and gardening. Bonsai are often described as living sculptures because you are not just letting it grow you are shaping it as it grows. growing a bonsai tree properely leads to a true work of art while being very relaxing and a feeling of achievement.
Growing and creating an Indoor Bonsai tree is container gardening at its best and makes a nice addition to your home or workplace. There is a great sense of achievement and pleasure nurturing and creating a bonsai tree, the end result being an easy to care for work of art and a joy to behold.