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Ficus (or figs) is a genus of close to 1000 different species which include trees, shrubs, vines and epiphytes all belonging to the mulberry family (Moraceae).  Some begin life as hemi epiphytes – seeds that are dispersed by birds and […]

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Wisteria Maintenance

Why Doesn’t My Wisteria Flower? Age Pruning Sunlight Fertilising Potting Watering We will look at each of these topics and see how this information can help to achieve a healthy wisteria. It is important to mention that I live in […]

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THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF A SERIES PERTAINING TO POTTING MEDIUMS Dorothy Koreshoff O.A.M. ©️ reproduction by permission. I have spent what seems a lifetime with bonsai since marrying Vita Koreshoff in 1949 at the age of 18. He had […]

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Bonsai for Dummies

  The most important aspect of healthy bonsai is correct watering. The soil should be checked daily. All bonsai, regardless of the in ground situations in which they normally grow, always need moist soil when they are in a pot. […]

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What to do when…

Note I am not trying to say that all our members are beginners. I have seen most of your trees and I stand in awe of the talented members in our society. However there are some new members and I […]

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