You can buy one from the big box stores or local garden nurseries. It is not until you select a small tree, make decisions as to which branch or root remains, when it becomes official, personal. This is my first bonsai. I have a prelude with two attempts before this juniper; first to transform a dwarf Christmas tree (a gift from our real estate agent) and the big box mini pine tree into a bonsai.
Both died – the first after heavy-handed clipping, the other after neglected watering and locked in the original planter pot. The lesson was noted.Continue reading “Bonsai Start”