December! It is now “officially cold” in
North Alabama, and while we can relax
a bit in the constant vigil of caring for
our little trees, we should still protect roots from freezing.
Remember, cold winds dry evergreens, bare
branches can dry a plant in cold winds,
and so all plants continue to need
limited watering during winter months.
This slow season is a
great time to clean pots, mix soil, examine trees, also to make plans
spring pruning and styling. Will that tree need a bigger pot? Will it need
Will grafting be required?
Spring is not too many months away, and we can well use this time
prepare for the next growing season. The
art of Bonsai is both interesting and gratifying,
during all months of the year.
Check out our website
and other sources for more detailed info on bonsai care.
If you are in the North Alabama area, come and join us at the Living Art Bonsai Society.
We meet each month in Huntsville at the Botanical Garden.
In the meantime, enjoy our website and this wonderful art! Let us know of any special
information you would like to see published on our