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Very cool double trunk Bonsai, by Thanun. #bonsai  
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Beautiful
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Stunning landscape / forest Bonsai, by Bonsai Sekinchan. #bonsai  
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Matt Reel styled this great tree at the Generation Bonsai event. #bonsai
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JP worked on this Larch at the Generation Bonsai event #bonsai
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Another great demonstration of bending skills by the El Tim group from Spain, at the Generation Bonsai event. #bonsai
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Yannick styled this pine at the Generation Bonsai event. Nice elegant movement in the trunk, great foliage; high potential material. #bonsai
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Great photo by Morten Albek, made at Bonsai Werkstatt. #bonsai  
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Marian, only 17 years old, styled this impressive Scots Pine at the Generation Bonsai event. #bonsai
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Good video for beginners, Like myself!
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Kuromatsu pine by Chie Yamazaki. #bonsai #盆景 #盆栽 #분재 #bonsaitree
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Great big Juniper with a lot of interesting deadwood. #bonsai
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Alder tree belonging to Colin Lewis. Dale Cochoy made the pot (gray clay with a green Oribe glaze). #bonsai  
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Learn to grow and care for Bonsai trees and get inspired by stunning images!
Introduction
The word ‘Bon-sai’ is Japanese and it means ‘planted in a container’. As a Japanese art form it is deeply rooted in Zen Buddhism and exists for well over a thousand years. The ultimate goal of growing a bonsai tree is to create a miniaturized but realistic depiction of nature, using techniques such as pruning and wiring.

Although the word ‘Bon-sai’ is Japanese, the art it describes originated in the Chinese empire.  By the year 700 AD the Chinese had started the art of ‘pun-sai’ using special techniques to grow dwarf trees in containers.  Originally only the elite of the society practiced pun-tsai with native-collected specimens and the trees where spread throughout China as luxurious gifts. During the Kamakura period, the period in which Japan adopted most of China’s cultural trademarks, the art of growing trees in containers was introduced into Japan.


On this page we will regularly post new galleries, news and more. We also keep a top 10 of the greatest bonsai trees that we know of; check it out! :)
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