ficus bonsai in 1996

The easiest way to start a bonsai is from an ordinary nursery tree in a flowerpot.

ficus bonsai in 2004
ficus bonsai in 1999

Pruned, wired and repotted into a flat pot the nursery plant becomes an instant bonsai that you can perfect over the years.

The unfolding of soft green leaves in spring,the spectacular arrival of blossoms and fruit, the filigree of bare winter branches
— imagine watching nature reveal its mysteries in the cramped space of your own balcony.
A living art,a touch and feel intimacy with nature:
Bonsai is a unique experience.
Use the links below for a tour of its basics.
Bon Voyage!

links to techniques etc.