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- Things I want but can't afford.
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- Old Trident Maple needs a fresh set of eyes
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AusBonsai Shohin Progressive Styling Competition 2013-2014
Create the best possible shohin sized bonsai over an 18 month period between 1st April 2013 and 30th September 2014. There are 2 categories;
Category 1. REFINE - A continuation of entries in the 2011-2012 competition.
Category 2. CREATE - To create the best possible Shohin sized bonsai from raw, untrained stock.
Entry posts must be made no later than Midnight EDST on 31st March 2013.
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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 Evergreen bonsai – Buxus, Cotoneaster, Olive etc.
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Pines and Junipers
Forum for discussion of Pines, Junipers, Cedar etc as bonsai.
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Last post Re: Cast Iron Deodara Ced...
December 4th, 2013, 10:43 pm
Flowering and fruiting
Forum for discussion of Flowering and fuiting bonsai - Azalea, Serissa, Apricot etc.
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Last post Re: New shohin satsuki
December 4th, 2013, 9:54 pm
Forum for discussion of Tropical bonsai – Ficus, Bougainvillea, Fukien Tea, Dwarf Umbrella etc.
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Last post Re: Ficus re-pot
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Discussions and pictures relating to bonsai under 25cm in height.
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Forum for requesting identification of unknown species. Please read the Sticky on requirements prior to posting.
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December 3rd, 2013, 8:10 pm
Bonsai Progression Series
Post photo's of your bonsai under-construction for discussion and inspiration.
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Tips, Techniques, Maintenance and Advice
Share your success stories about defoliation, bare rooting and anything else relating to maintaining healthy bonsai.
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Repotting, Soil and Fertilisers
Share your ideas on re-potting, potting mediums and fertilisers.
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Propagation, Collecting and Importing
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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Last post Re: Is it ok to air layer...
December 1st, 2013, 11:53 am
Critiques & Virtual Designs
Post your bonsai for critique by members. Virtual designs and restyles are encouraged.
Moderator: Leigh Taafe
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Last post Re: A tall banksia
December 1st, 2013, 7:04 am
Shows, Events and Workshops
Check here for information on exhibitions, workshops, collecting trips etc that are happening in your area.
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December 4th, 2013, 6:06 pm
Nurseries, Clubs and Schools
A place to promote your bonsai club or school also discussions and information about Australian bonsai nurseries.
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November 21st, 2013, 9:49 pm
Availability of supplies
Where do you get it?
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Australian Bonsai Potters
A place to talk about Australian bonsai potters and pottery.
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November 24th, 2013, 7:38 pm
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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December 4th, 2013, 9:29 pm
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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November 12th, 2013, 9:52 pm
Suiseki and Viewing Stones
For lovers of rocks.
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November 14th, 2013, 10:19 am
Taking good photo's of your tree's can be challenging. Discuss your ideas and tips here.
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Japanese Gardens, Ponds and Koi
Share pictures and information about Japanese gardens, ponds, water features and Koi in this forum.
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October 14th, 2013, 5:43 pm
Inspiration from Nature
Tree’s that provide us with inspiration.
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Visit here to find links to each of the AusBonsai Bloggers pages.
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Buy, Swap or Sell Anything Bonsai Related
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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AusBonsai will be holding regular contests about bonsai in Australia and bonsai with Australian natives. Check here for the current contests.
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360° Bonsai Viewing
The revolutionary way to view bonsai online.
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Online Workshops and Masterclasses run by leading bonsai artists
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Forum for experimenting with BB code, testing your picture posting skills etc.
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