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All your Bonsai needs catered for, we supply all things Bonsai. Bonsai trees, Bonsai tools, Bonsai pots, Bonsai feed, Bonsai Accessories and much more all at the most competitive prices anywhere. Satisfaction guaranteed along with everything else Plus we will give all the FREE Bonsai advice you need.
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Green Dragon Bonsai,
Prestatyn, Denbighshire Tel:- 075 0000 5337
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Glazed 7" pots
Glazed 8" pots
Glazed 10" pots
Glazed 12" pots
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Unglazed 10" pots
Unglazed 12" pots
Unglazed 14"pots
Larger Pots
Round Pots
Cascade Pots
Shallow oval pots
Handmade Pots
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Assorted odds and ends
Plastic Pots and drip trays
Bonsai Trees
Indoor Bonsai
Outdoor Bonsai

Bonsai Feed
Liquid Feed
Bio Gold pellets
Fertiliser Baskets

Bonsai Wire
Aluminium wire
Copper Wire

Bonsai Sundries
Wound Sealant
Cut Paste
Lime Sulphur
Jin Seal
Potting Mesh
Camellia Oil
Potting Mesh
Bonsai Soil
Akadama
Kiryu
Kiyodama
Kanuma
Indoor ready mix
Multipurpose Bonsai mix


Bonsai Tools
Bonsai Scissors
Branch Cutters
Knob Cutters
Wire Cutters
Jin Pliers
Root Cutters
Trunk Splitters
Root Hooks
Rakes
Tweezers
Spatulas
Tool Sets
Sieves
Scoops
Bending Jacks
Turntables
Brushes
Bonsai Tool Sets
Bonsai Pots
Glazed 4" pots
Glazed 5" pots
Glazed 6" pots
Glazed 7" pots
Glazed 8" pots
Glazed 10" pots
Glazed 12" pots
Unglazed 8" pots
Unglazed 10" pots
Unglazed 12" pots
Unglazed 14"pots
Larger Pots
Round Pots
Cascade Pots
Shallow oval pots
Handmade Pots
Handmade Shohin Pots
Assorted odds and ends
Plastic Pots and drip trays
Bonsai Trees
Indoor Bonsai
Outdoor Bonsai

Bonsai Feed
Liquid Feed
Bio Gold pellets
Fertiliser Baskets

Bonsai Wire
Aluminium wire
Copper Wire

Bonsai Sundries
Wound Sealant
Cut Paste
Lime Sulphur
Jin Seal
Potting Mesh
Camellia Oil
Potting Mesh
Bonsai Soil
Akadama
Kiryu
Kiyodama
Kanuma
Indoor ready mix
Multipurpose Bonsai mix


THE BONSAI CALENDAR

JANUARY

Have a good clear out. Clean up your display and storage areas. Debris left lying about will harbour eggs and larvae of a multitude of unwanted pests. Leave any spiders that you might find. They are very useful at controlling bugs later in the year especially if growing in a protected environment. Make sure that indoor trees get a rest in cooler temperatures than normal but avoid cold draughts that will damage tender species.Make sure that any heaters being used are working - before the coldest day of the year. Think about re-potting. Prepare the ingredients for your mixture, work out how much you'll need. If collecting it is advisable to have soil mixture ready and waiting to receive your new trees. This is a good time to think about what pots you need.

FEBRUARY

Routine re-potting can start at this time of year providing the trees can be kept frost-free until new growth begins later in the spring. If making major adjustments to roots it may be better to wait until March/April so that new growth and the recovery that it brings is not as far away.Any deciduous trees that still need wiring should be done now whilst the structure of the branches can be clearly seen.

MARCH

Begin feeding evergreen species around the middle of the month. Feed with a balanced fertilizer weekly at strength. Resist the temptation to feed deciduous species and do not feed spring flowering-species until after they have finished flowering. Now is the ideal time to collect trees from the wild. Digging up plants from the wild without permission is illegal. Always get permission from the land-owners. Re-potting should continue. Buds should start swelling about now. This is a good time to redirect the energy of trees such as Beech, Alder , Birch, Oak and Horse Chestnut that tend to favour the large buds at the extremities of the branches. Removing these buds now will encourage more even swelling of the buds lower down the branch and also induce back-budding. Events:- Look out for the Bonsai car boot sale, held annually at Edgbaston Botanical Gardens in Birmingham. This is a fund-raiser for the National Bonsai Collection that is housed there and is a popular event where many bargains can be found.(See events guide)

APRIL

Increase feed to strength on a weekly basis for evergreen trees.When deciduous leaves start opening out, wait until the first set have hardened off before feeding. Again, start gently with strength, balanced fertilizer for the first month before increasing to half-strength as for the evergreens.Re-potting should be all but complete by now. Protect from late frosts that may damage the cut ends of roots. Watch out for wire digging in during the first spurts of growth. Tissues will swell rapidly at this time of year and damage can occur literally overnight. Remove wire that shows any signs of digging in. Leave a few days to recover before re-wiring if necessary..Events:- Bonsai expo , coventry

MAY

Pinching of most evergreens is needed about now to keep the pads nice and compact and Pines will require attention depending on what kind of growth you want. Deciduous species will need to be kept in check and some may need defoliating towards the end of the month. Be on the guard for rapid growth on species such as Beech where lengthening of new growth to the point where leaf nodes are too far apart can occur literally overnight. See species guide for more information.

JUNE

Keep an eye on the watering as the weather warms up. At this time of year hot weather can sometimes appear from a gloomy start to the day. Don't be caught unawares. Give too much water rather than not enough. Taking photographs of your trees can be useful. Not only will it provide you with a record of their progress, it will help if they should ever get stolen. It can also reveal glaring errors and flaws in your designs that are not immediately obvious in real life. Ask about our free critique service if you run short of ideas.

JULY

Growth is starting to slow down now during the heat of the summer and general maintenance is all that is usually necessary. Keep trees well-watered in hot weather and mist foliage in the evenings.

AUGUST

Stop feeding during August. Most trees enter a semi-dormant state at this time of year and they have no use for the food. Towards the end of the month they may put on a spurt of growth. Resist the temptation to resume feeding as normal because this will only result in leggy growth that will be hard pushed to harden off before winter. Also avoid excessive pinching and trimming about now. The back-buds induced will not have time to open and harden off and any new growth will more than likely die back.

SEPTEMBER

Hardening off of the seasons new growth is the main objective from now until winter and this is best acheived by feeding with fertilizer high in potash and low in nitrogen. Tomato food is ideal. Feed weekly at strength until the end of October.

OCTOBER

Prepare your trees for winter. Remove excessive growths of moss especially if it has grown thickly on the surface where it will provide a breeding ground for unwanted pests. Move trees to a more sheltered position if possible but if placing under cover do not expose to artificial heat other than frost protection.      Events:- Bonsai expo, Sheffield

NOVEMBER

Time to think about Christmas. Visit the GREEN DRAGON BONSAI web site and drop big hints to near and dear ones for present ideas. Order early to ensure delivery on time. In the meantime keep an eye on your trees. Cut back on the water but don't allow the soil to dry out.

DECEMBER

Curl up with a mince pie and plan what you want to do next year. Eat, drink and be merry but don't forget to keep one eye on those trees.

WHAT IS BONSAI? - A brief introduction defining Bonsai

GETTING STARTED - A few simple pointers to get you going

TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES - An outline of the basic requirements

THE CHINESE ELM - Everybody starts here, some home truths

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - A whimsical look at some common problems

BONSAI CALENDAR - What to do and when to do it

STYLING - DEVELOPING THE EYE - Slightly more advanced but essential

5 MINUTE RAFT PLANTING - A simple project

THE ILLUSION OF BONSAI - More food for thought

BONSAI SOIL - A look at the essential of mixing a good Bonsai potting medium

BONSAI FEED - An overview of feeding practices to get you thinking

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DAESHOJO MAPLE BONSAI

TRIDENT MAPLE BONSAI

OTHER MAPLE TREES

CHINESE JUNIPER BONSAI

ILEX CRENATA
(JAPANESE HOLLY) BONSAI


OTHER BONSAI TREES

CHINESE ELM BONSAI

SAGERETIA BONSAI

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