How to Grow a Bonsai Tree

How To : Grow a bonsai tree from a seed

Bonsai is a beautiful art that focuses on manipulating a tree to any shape you desire! If you've wanted to grow your own bonsai from a seedling to the full thing and are wondering where to start, check out this video! In it you will learn what sort of trees that you can plant ...more

How To : Grow Bonsai trees

Learn what to look for when you pick out a bonsai, as well as which types of bonsai do better indoors or outdoors. The videos will also show you which type of soil and sunlight to choose for your plant, as well as the tools and containers you’ll need to shape your bonsai into ...more

How To : Prune an olive bonsai tree

This video explains how to prune an olive bonsai tree properly. the olive tree used in the video is an europaea tree bought from an exclusive bonsai tree company. The way the tree is pruned are by cutting the tree so that that it has an upward shape to stimulate vertical growt ...more

How To : Repot a juniper bonsai tree

In this video, Charles M. Teaches us how to re-pot a Bonsai tree. But before this, he explains how to make Bonsai soil. The ingredients to Bonsai soil are as follows: Potting soil, (from your local Home store) Hummus, Decomposed Granite, and a bucket. Take a couple of scoops f ...more

How To : Grow Juniper bonsai from cuttings

First of all you have to take the branch of the juniper tree. You can do this activity in the early spring which is the months of February and March. Take a very sharp knife and then peel the bark until you see green color. You have to tear the bark down until you see the gree ...more

How To : Braid a ficus tree & grow a miniture rose

In this video, a man answer questions sent in by viewers, about various plants. First he covers how to braid a ficus tree trunk. To do that you must grow the trees close together, then trim off the bottom limbs, and braid the trunks. Next he talks about growing miniature roses ...more

How To : Plant bonsai tree seeds

Bonsai trees have a great history to them. Although most people think a bonsai tree is a specific type of tree, in all reality, the word "bonsai" quite literally means "tree in a pot. To plant a bonsai tree from seeds, you will need: bonsai tree seeds, a peat pellet, paper tow ...more

How To : Style a yamadori Japanese larch shohin bonsai tree

When practicing bonsai, you have two different types of trees on which you can practice on: large ones and small ones. Large trees are actually trees themselves, while the smaller ones aren't necessarily trees but give off a similar look. In this tutorial, you'll find out how ...more

How To : Repot a juniper bonsai tree fall

When re-potting a juniper bonsai tree you're going to have to go through the following procedures. First get it out of the existing pot and then rake out the soil at it's base. After doing so for a while, blast the soil with a water jet. If by chance you encounter stubs of gro ...more

How To : Prune a Japanese maple tree pre bonsai

If you own a Japanese maple tree, you need to know that there are three different methods for pruning bonsai. One is creation pruning, maintenance pruning, and pruning for show. In this video tutorials, you'll find out how to perform a creation pruning that is promoting branch ...more

How To : Grow a fig tree in southern New Mexico

In this segment of Southwest Yard and Garden, John White and Bill Alford are going to be talking about fruit production and how to harvest figs in southern New Mexico. Bill starts off by talking about his nine year old Black Turkey tree. He says he digs holes and arbor each sp ...more

How To : Grow an olive tree in a container

Patti Moreno, the Garden Girl, describes how to grow an olive tree in a patio container garden. She will be able to bring the trees indoors for the fall and winter. If the sapling comes in a 4-inch pot, plant it in a 10-inch container. If your container does not already have d ...more

How To : Grow an Avocado Tree at Home

While it is convenient to buy avocados from the local supermarket, you can also start investing in the long-term goal of having free avocados coming from your own backyard by growing an avocado tree straight from the pit. To get started, remove the seed from the avocado fruit ...more

How To : Lift and repot a black pine bonsai

Charles M., an attorney and bonsai cultivator, demonstrates how to transfer a field grown Japanese Black Pine that is ready for training. A 5-gallong nursery specimen was purchased and planted in the ground with a bonsai compound soil to keep its roots close and compact during ...more

How To : Do simple bonsai styling

Graham Potter of Kaizen Bonsai shows Bonsai beginners how to make interesting trees from relatively available materials. He first details the history of the specific tree he will be working on. He points out that this specific specimen has small, compact foliage, branches that ...more

How To : Care for a Serissa Bonsai plant

The Serissa (Serissa foetida syn. Serissa japonica), is a great little plant for Bonsai. It flowers for most of the year with tiny white and sometimes pink flowers. It is extremely easy to propagate through cuttings. Just take a cleanly cut branch and stick it in sphagnum moss ...more

How To : Keep your tree from dying

First of all you have to check the root which has started circling. Then notice that there is a dark portion at the bottom of the trunk. You can prevent this problem by avoiding to plant too deeply and not to leave in the pot for too long. You have to plant it at the right dep ...more

How To : Plant tree ferns

Follow Monty and Joe's simple step-by-step video advice to planting up the tree fern, Dicksonia Antarctica. Follow these Gardeners' World step-by-step guides to garden projects from the BBC. These lovely tutorials on gardening will grow your green thumb and make your gardens ...more

How To : Grow pears and make bartlett pear preserves

Want to have the freedom to nom on a piece of fruit straight from the tree without having to worry about cancer-causing pesticides and other antibacterial agents going into your belly? Then growing your own fruit may just be the answer. Take a look at this video to learn how ...more

How To : Identify willow tree damage caused by a borer

Weeping willows, globe willows, corkscrew willow, cotton wood are all prone to bores than other diseases. They grow in fertile soil with lots of moisture. Never treat tree chemical. Prune as necessary, take out dead diseased limbs, water and fertilize regular. This ensures the ...more

How To : Grow a kiwi plant

Watch Monty's video guide to planting a kiwi plant, ideal for fast-growing extensive coverage of a tree or arbour, and follow his practical tips on positioning for best effect. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHowTo for more vide ...more

How To : Train a nectarine tree against a fence

Watch Monty Don, as he plants and trains a nectarine tree up against a fence, using wires and tensioners. With tips on mixing compost and protecting trees from frost damage. Nectarines aren't too difficult to grow. All you need is sunshine, good drainage & plenty of moisture. ...more

How To : Remove a canker-diseased branch with a saw

Cankers, if left untreated, can grow and prove lethal for your trees. In this installment of the Fruitwise Heritage Apple guide to apple pruning, Stephen Hayes demonstrates how to amputate a diseased tree branch with a saw. Watch and learn why, as Stephen puts it, "a seen cank ...more

How To : Prune small trees

How to prune small trees Topping a tree is not good for the tree. You can prune back branches to make it smaller but you don't want to prune more than 10-30 percent of the tree at one time. You do not need to use a pruning seal when you prune. They do not keep bugs out and the ...more

How To : Prevent roots in your sewer line

Tim Carter shows a clever method that prevents tree roots from entering an underground sewer or septic line. Check for underground utilities before attempting this project. In the spring, trees start to bloom and grow leaves. But they also have aggressive root growth. These r ...more

How To : Grow fruit trees in containers

Eric shares his latest Garden Smart Tip and Ideas. A wonderful addition to your patio garden would be an ornamental fruit tree. Eric shows us a beautiful example of a 'Moro' orange. It's a fantastic tree in a container. There is a lot of flexibility that you have with fruit tr ...more

How To : Repot a Japanese black pine bonsai

Hi everyone, happy new year. Today we will be repotting a Japanese black pine bonsai tree with Charles M. We will first check the health of the pine tree by checking the fungus cultures. It is a healthy tree if there is a lot of fungus. We will first prune some of the roots to ...more

How To : Prune and trim a tree with Lowe's

In this tutorial, we learn how to prune and trim a tree with Lowe's. Pruning your trees will help them stay healthier and look better. It will help the tree grow new and healthy branches and stay alive for longer. Make sure you gather all the tools you need first so you are pr ...more

How To : Power carve a bonsai

Carving a bonsai tree can be an interesting and rewarding experience. One may think that the tree would be injured in this process, however the process can actually strengthen the health of the tree. The first step when carving a bonsai is to reduce the height of the tree to a ...more

How To : Make a simple wooden bonsai pot

In this how-to video, you will learn how to make a wooden bonsai pot. You will need pressure treated wood made of all weather oak. You will also need a strain brush and nails. Assorted plastic bins will also be needed. Drill holes into the bottom of the plastic bin. Next, cut ...more

How To : Create a self-sustaining tree farm in Terraria

Ensure your supply of wood with this self-growing tree farm design for Terraria. Tired of planting acorns every time you need to grow a tree? Watch this video and learn this technique for creating a self-sustaining tree farm in Terraria.

How To : Prune a Japanese Maple tree

Sometimes your Japanese Male can get a little out of control and ends up looking like a bush. In this how to video, Dave guides you through the process of pruning a Japanese maple tree. Make sure you prune your Japanese Maple carefully because the tree takes a while to grow th ...more

How To : Make Cool Sculptures with PVC Cut-Offs

PVC isn't something you want to send to the landfill. It's not going to do anything good for the ground when it's buried. It is also something you really, REALLY don't want to send to an incinerator. When burned, PVC releases some really nasty chemicals, including hydrochloric ...more

How To : A Beginners Guide

I've created this guide to give you some ideas for how to progress quickly as well as some basics for how to operate FrontierVille. My tips are merely suggestions based on my experience and you are welcome to explore and play the game at your own pace. I hope you benefit from ...more

How To : Stake a tree

Protecting a new or young tree by staking it enables it to grow the strong root system it needs to secure itself in the ground. We will showyou how to stake a tree.

HowTo : Eat Berries in the Wilderness

DO NOT eat a berry if you cannot identify it. I decided not to include the obvious blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, but this guide will assist you in identifying which wild berries are, in fact, poisonous. The best way to stay safe when looking for berries is keepin ...more

How To : Plant a fig tree for summer time

In this video, learn how to plant a fig tree. Figs are perfect for summer and they grow wonderfully in warm environments like the West Coast. If you would like to grow your own figs, check out this video from Stark Silver Creek and you will get all the tips and advice you need ...more

News : FarmVille Orchards and Tree Mastery

Everything you need to know about the FarmVille Orchards and how to Master Trees in FarmVille! **Please scroll down and check out my awesome Tree Mastery Chart** Place the orchard! It will take up 4x5 units on your farm. Build it for 10 boards, nails and bricks. Then fill i ...more

How To : Bonsai style a larch

Bonsai is an art form that requires patience and a good eye. It's a relaxing hobby that anybody can take up, just as long as they are willing to learn a few things. This tutorial is a beginner video for those who are interested in bonsai. This video will focus on styling a lar ...more

How To : Bonsai style a yamadori spruce

There are many different trees to use when it comes to the art form of bonsai. Many of the trees can be found in mountain regions and are perfect for using bonsai. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to style a yamadori spruce tree. Good luck and enjoy!

How To : Choose the right tree for New Mexico gardens

Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist, and Jeff Hart of the Albuquerque Parks Department discuss the types of trees that grow in Albuquerque. The Littleleaf Linden is a pretty tree that produces a white, nice smelling flower in the springtime. It is pretty much pest-free but ...more

How To : Prune a Juniper bonsai

First of all you have to need a bonsai and scissors. In the type of the tree shown in the tutorial which is a fifteen year old, once you have got the branch structure established then you can prune the leaves over it. Start from the bottom branch chop of the leaves that are ou ...more

How To : Graft a bunch of cherry trees

Want some cherries? Better have some cherry trees. OH! Who cut down the cherry trees!? Guess it's time to get grafting and grow some new trees. This informative video shows how to graft cherry tree stalks onto existing cherry tree trunks. It looks primitive, but this is what y ...more

How To : Choose plants that love shade with Lowe's

If you have a shady yard, you can still have a colorful garden. You just need to pick the right plants that do well in the shade. Caladium is a leafy plant with bright colored red, pink and green leaves. They do not tolerate cold weather and should be brought in over winter. I ...more

How To : Get rid of tent worms without insecticide

Talk about taking one for the team. If you're an eco-friendly earth muffin who refuses to use anything chemical-ridden on yourself and the environment around you, then there exists a gnarly - though effective - approach to killing a tent worm infestation that you may want to t ...more

The Sun King : Using Your First Off-Camera Light

Difficulty Level: If you have eyes, you can do this. Ambient light is often called available, natural or existing light. Lots of professional photographers have quotes on lights, but this is my favorite: "I only shoot available light. Any damn light that’s available." I wish ...more

How To : Prune and care for trees and shrubs

Trees, shrubs, and hedges in your home garden have not only aesthetic appeal because of their beauty but also are very practical. Trees offer shade from the sun, and hedges provide privacy for your yard. These plants however, must be well taken care of to continue to provide t ...more

How To : Identify common tree problems

For new landscapes people tend to generally plant the new 'purple leaf plum' trees in a square shaped small plots. They also plant some small plants around it to make it look good. However when the tree grows older it needs to spread its roots. At that time these plants may tr ...more

How To : Prune trees and shrubs in your garden

In this tutorial, we learn how to prune trees and shrubs in your garden. If you want to have a natural looking appearance to your plants, make sure you prune them often! A lot of plants will grow out of shape quickly, so make sure you trim them often. Don't square them off on ...more

Prev Page
  • Hot
  • Latest