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Australian Native Species
A place to post and chat about Australian native species as Bonsai.
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Forum for discussion of Deciduous bonsai – Maples, Crabapple, Hornbeam, Elm species etc.
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Forum for discussion of Pines, Junipers, Cedar etc as bonsai.
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Forum for discussion of Flowering and fuiting bonsai - Azalea, Serissa, Apricot etc.
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Discussions and pictures relating to bonsai under 25cm in height.
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Bonsai Progression Series
Post photo's of your bonsai under-construction for discussion and inspiration.
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Share your success stories about defoliation, bare rooting and anything else relating to maintaining healthy bonsai.
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Discussions about propagating from cuttings, seeds, air layers etc. Going on a dig (Yamadori) or thinking of importing? Discuss how, when and where here.
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Post your bonsai for critique by members. Virtual designs and restyles are encouraged.
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Check here for information on exhibitions, workshops, collecting trips etc that are happening in your area.
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A place to promote your bonsai club or school also discussions and information about Australian bonsai nurseries.
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Where do you get it?
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A place to talk about Australian bonsai potters and pottery.
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Bonsai in the Media & History of Australian Bonsai
Seen something in print or on TV? Have a good book to review? Know something others don't? Post here.
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Climate, Weather and timing
Australian conditions vary from one extreme to another. What do you do and when do you do it?
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Pests and Diseases
We have some unique pests to deal with in Australia. Post your experiences and treatments here for others to learn from.
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Pots, Benches, and Stands
Everything about displaying your bonsai.
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Accent Plants and Moss
Share ideas and photo's of accent plants and moss.
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Suiseki and Viewing Stones
For lovers of rocks.
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Taking good photo's of your tree's can be challenging. Discuss your ideas and tips here.
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Share pictures and information about Japanese gardens, ponds, water features and Koi in this forum.
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Tree’s that provide us with inspiration.
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Australian bonsai classifieds where you can sell or swap anything bonsai related - For Free. Tree's, pots, seeds, stands, tools etc.
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Online Workshops and Masterclasses run by leading bonsai artists
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