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Useful Bonsai Tuition Videos

We've handpicked this selection of videos from the vast amount available on the internet.

Most of these videos feature Mike Henson of Midwest Bonsai in the USA. We find his videos, clear, concise and above all informative and useful for beginners to get to know the some of the many bonsai techniques.


Intro to Bonsai

In these films Mike explains how to pot up a bonsai tree from nursery stock. He talks about bonsai soil and pots, the use of potting mesh, securing the tree into the pot, watering and how to transform a nursery tree into a bonsai tree.

Outdoor Bonsai

In this video Mike shows off many off his impressive outdoor bonsai including Junipers, Ginkgos, Chinese Elms, Japanese Maples and many more Bonsai trees.

Common Bonsai Tools

Here Mike introduces many of the tools used in bonsai including bonsai scissors, branch cutters, wire cutters and pliers.

Tidying up an Elm

In this film a Chinese Elm is being pruned and weeded.

Choosing a Pot

In this short film Mike talks about bonsai pots and how to choose the right pot for your bonsai trees.

History of Bonsai

A short history of the ancient Chinese art of Bonsai and its spread to Japan

Repotting Bonsai Trees

Here Mike talks about repotting bonsai trees, removing the old soil and positioning the tree back into the pot. He doesn't say much about root pruning as the subject in this particular video didn't require it at the time.

Bonsai Beginners Tips

Some tips to help you keep your bonsai healthy. Mainly talking about positioning, watering and feeding your bonsai trees.

Bonsai Watering

Short video about watering your bonsai trees.
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