Justin Smith
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The 2009 BCI Award Winner in the Art of Bonsai Awards. Louis Nel - South Africa Buddleja (Buddleja saligna.) Height: 19 in, 48 cm Pot: L Le Grange (South Africa) Categories: Broadleaf I love the canopy. Looks like the perfect place for a nap.

The 2009 BCI Award Winner in the Art of Bonsai Awards. Louis Nel - South Africa Buddleja (Buddleja saligna.) Height: 19 in, 48 cm Pot: L Le Grange (South Africa) Categories: Broadleaf I love the canopy. Looks like the perfect place for a nap.

Bonsai Redwood, gorgeous. This is so contrary to nature it is not even funny.

Bonsai Redwood, gorgeous. This is so contrary to nature it is not even funny.

The ancient Japanese art of Bonsai creates a miniature version of a fully grown tree through careful potting, pruning and training. Even if you're not zen enough to labour over your own Bonsai,...

The ancient Japanese art of Bonsai creates a miniature version of a fully grown tree through careful potting, pruning and training. Even if you're not zen enough to labour over your own Bonsai,...

A tiny bonsai tree as a patio decoration adds a contemporary, yet traditional feel to your home or patio.

A tiny bonsai tree as a patio decoration adds a contemporary, yet traditional feel to your home or patio.

LESSON #3:  PRUNING!         Some people really have a difficult time pruning and cutting any branch is almost impossible for them. There's not much we can do to help them. But we can explain WHY we prune as drastically as we do . . . Simply because it produces outstanding results!  So here are more no-nonsense explanations presented with the hope you will substitute knowledge to overcome fear and move into training bonsai!  THE PRINCIPLES WORK!  GOOD LUCK! http://www.fukubonsai.com/4a6.html

LESSON #3: PRUNING! Some people really have a difficult time pruning and cutting any branch is almost impossible for them. There's not much we can do to help them. But we can explain WHY we prune as drastically as we do . . . Simply because it produces outstanding results! So here are more no-nonsense explanations presented with the hope you will substitute knowledge to overcome fear and move into training bonsai! THE PRINCIPLES WORK! GOOD LUCK! http://www.fukubonsai.com/4a6.html