Growing Trees On Mars – Part 5 The 3D printed Curiosity rover gets assembled and I continue to make my Martian soil for planting bonsai in the mini greenhouse. I give a quick tour of the bonsai benches on an unusually warm day near the end of December.
Bonsai From Field Grown Material In this video, Peter takes a field grown Maple and starts the process of turning it into a Bonsai. Peter has had this Maple for around 25 years. It started its life planted in the ground, where it was grown for around 10 years. It…
Korean Hornbeam – very popular beginner Bonsai Trees Korean Hornbeam – Carpinus coreana is a very Poular Bonsai Tree for Beginner Species with great colour both in sping and autumn. Is delicate leaves and light coloured bark make a striking contrast in colors and textures. A popular bonsai species it…
Creating Starter Tree for Bonsai This video is about creating bonsai from Starter Trees
Weeping Willow Bonsai Music and the fall colors of my weeping willow bonsai. I look forward to spring and working on the willow tree again!
Growing Trees On Mars – Part 4 My NASA 3D printed Curiosity Mars rover model is ready for painting! I begin baking my mars simulant soil, to turn it a nice martian red color. I’m beginning to wonder if a bonsai tree will actually grow in this soil?
Baobab Style Bonsai Forest I’m pruning up my Portulacaria afra forest to look like giant Baobab trees. Portulacaria is know as elephant bush. If the elephants eat the leaves, they must taste OK? I give it a try!
Japanese Black Pine Bonsai – easy for Beginners The Japanese Black Pine or Pinus thunbergii are favorite bonsai trees in Japan. This video introduces the pinus thunbergii which are great bonsai trees for beginners. They have been imported in vast numbers into the UK, Europe, and even the USA.
Growing Trees On Mars – Part 2 My plant room turns into a Martian soil making laboratory! I begin to make all the major ingredients I need, to create a Mars soil simulant. My bonsai updates include my Crown of Thorns, my Norfolk Island Pines and my large Ficus religiosa….
Aloe Bonsai – Part 1 My Aloe vera bonsai gets its first pruning and it’s second repotting. I will also be working on a display table, a 3D printed bonsai pot and a small bonsai forest in Part 2.