How to Grow Bonsai Trees


Learn about bonsai trees, the history of bonsai art, and how to grow bonsai trees, in this free video series.

Series Summary

Bonsai growing and care is an ancient Japanese art of cultivating special varieties of miniature trees. Bonsai trees can live to be hundreds of years old, and need very precise care to thrive. In these videos, a bonsai expert will show you the basics of picking out a bonsai and how to care for your first tree.

Learn what to look for when you pick out a bonsai, as well as which types of bonsai do better indoors or outdoors. The videos will also show you which type of soil and sunlight to choose for your plant, as well as the tools and containers you’ll need to shape your bonsai into a traditional form. You’ll also learn about the history of bonsai, the different types available, and find out more about bonsai groups you can get involved with.

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