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The Beauty Of A Bonsai Tree

Aug 17, 2007
If you are looking for a way to bring nature indoors, you definitely need to look into getting a bonsai tree. Bonsai trees are beautiful and add a refreshing feel to a room. They are fun to take care of and they even make great gifts.

A Refreshing Addition

Have you ever noticed how being outdoors in the woods can be refreshing? Not only are trees a great source of oxygen, but they can also make you feel comfortable and relaxed. Since it can be extremely difficult to build your house around an existing tree, the best way to bring the outdoors inside is to have a bonsai tree.

A bonsai tree has a unique beauty. It is almost like you take your favorite tree that you enjoy sitting under and shrink it down small enough to set on your table. By growing your own or shopping for the perfect bonsai tree, you can find one that reminds you of your favorite tree that you grew up enjoying.

Taking Care of Your Bonsai Tree

The beauty of a bonsai tree often depends on how well it is taken care of. Often you can grow a bonsai tree and with careful pruning, get it to have a unique shape. Some would consider this a form of art.

The basic tree care here would involve several simple methods that are relatively well known among gardening lovers. In fact, some of the methods are the same as caring for other common plants and trees that grow in your garden. If you are an avid gardener, half your battles are already won. You just need to build on your gardening basics and read up on the specialized care for bonsai trees.

The bonsai plant is indeed a tree or plant in a pot. Therefore, bonsai tree care would primarily lie on the concept of the potted plant itself. This would refer to the preservation of the miniaturization and beauty of the plant. And when it comes to the miniaturization, which is the keeping up of the shape and size of the tree, the most important method would be pruning.

Pruning is a common method of bonsai tree care. Pruning literally means trimming, and trimming here would involve two things; the leaves and root. Basically why this is done is because the leaves and roots are the most active growing parts of the tree, and to avoid extensive growth, you need to consistently prune those parts. Besides that, another important basic bonsai tree care would include the frequency of fertilization, which makes the tree more beautiful and luscious with flowers or fruits.

The Perfect Gift

A bonsai tree makes a great gift. Often when someone is under the weather or needs a "congratulations", people will get them flowers or a potted plant. Flowers and potted plants are too predictable. If you got someone a bonsai tree, it would show that you put thought into the gift.

A bonsai tree is both a great gift for yourself and others. It is a gift that keeps on giving because you can enjoy taking care of it and watching it grow. You can even find a special pot or container to put the bonsai tree to make the gift extra special.
About the Author
Eddie Lamb provides an array information on a range of topics including hobbies and pastimes. You'll find a host of useful articles all about care and maintenance of bonsai trees listed on our site map page at Bonsai Tree Beauty.
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