Sunday Gardener: Bonsai Tips

Sunday Gardener: Tips for Starting a Bonsai



THE WONDERFUL KAUR REENGEL. WE ARE AT VALLEYs VIEW FARMS. WE ARE GOING TO TALK ABOUT BONSAI. HERE’S A FUNNY STORY. LAST YEAR, CARRIE, WHEN I WAS DOING THE SEGMENT, I HAD SDAI BONSAI, LIKE EVERYONE. SHE SAID NO, IT’S BONSAI. I BET MOST PEOPLE WHO HAVE WATCHED IT SOUND MOUNT LIKE I DID. >> ABSOLUTELY RIGHT. >> WHATEVER YOU WANT TO CALL IT, THESE ARE GREAT PLANTS AND YOU CAN GET ONE NOW. >> BONSAI IS FROMAP JAN AND CHINA, IN FACT. IT MEANS TREE IN A POT. SO YOU CAN –>> DOES IT TRANSLATE, TREE IN A POT? >> YES. TAKING TESRE YOU CAB CONTAIN. YOU CAN CONTAIN THEM BY THE SMALLEST ROOT ZONE AND PRUN THEM. IN MANY CASES WE SEE A NEW OWGRTH. >> HOW TO KNOW WHEN TO PRUN THEM? I SEE PEOPLE DOING THIS AND THEY ARE METICUUSLO, CUTTING ONE SHEET AT A TIME. HOW DOES DUNE NEED SOMETHING? >> YOU WANT TO SHAPE IT. MOST HAVE TRIED ALENG AR SHAPE. I CAN GET TO WHAT IT WAS. >> ARE ALL THESE BONSAI CONSIDERED? >> YES. >> DIFFERENT VARIETIES? SOME OF THEM LOOK MORE LIKE TREES THAN OTHERS. >> MANY OF THEM YOU KNOW THEM. IT’S A FICUSE. IT’S LIKE THE JADE TREE. THIS IS ALSO A FICUS. WHAT YOU SEE I THES WIRE. WHEN YOU WIRING THEM, YOU CAN TRAIN THIS BRANCH TO GO ANYWHERE YOU WANT. IF I WANT THIS BRANCH LOWER –>> IF YOU PLACE THE ARODUN WIRE, YOU CAN DIRECT THE BRANCH WHERE YOU WANT IT TO GO. >> MANY DIFFERENT HAVE THIS AS IT IS A WATERFALL. WE WANT THIS TO GO DOWN A LITTLE. AND WE CAN DO IT WITH THIS. >> OUTSTANDG.IN HERE’S ANOTHER THING I LEARNED. THAT IT IS NOT A TYPE OF PLANT. THE BONSAI. IS IT ANY PNTLA YOU TRY TO TRAIN INTO ANYTHING? >> ACTLEXIA. IT’S A STYLE. THERE ARE OTHER THINGS THAT GO WITH IT. THERE ARE BABY PLANTS THAT MAKE GARDENS AND CAN GO ON AND GO ON. SSMO GARDENS, STONE GARDENS. >> YOU LEARN THINGS ABOUT THE SUNDAY GARDENER. E

Sunday Gardener: Tips for Starting a Bonsai

During this week’s Sunday Gardener segment, Tony Pann is joined by Carrie Engel of Valley View Farms as they discuss creating a bonsai tree. She gives us tips on how to care for a bonsai as well as correcting Tony on the pronunciation.

During this week’s Sunday Gardener segment, Tony Pann is joined by Carrie Engel of Valley View Farms as they discuss creating a bonsai tree. She gives us tips on how to care for a bonsai as well as correcting Tony on the pronunciation.

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