PRUNING! Some people really have a difficult time pruning and cutting any branch is almost impossible for them. There's not much we can do to help them. But we can explain WHY we prune as drastically as we do . . . Simply because it produces outstanding results! So here are more no-nonsense explanations presented with the hope you will substitute knowledge to overcome fear and move into training bonsai! THE PRINCIPLES WORK! GOOD LUCK!
The Principles Of Good Bonsai Design by Robert Steven
About The Art of Bonsai Project. An effort to explore the aesthetic and artistic elements of bonsai, including technical composition, presentation, display and other ways in which bonsai impacts the human eye and soul.
Cascade Style Bonsai - Kengai
A Cascade bonsai is one in which the trunk begins growing upwards but abruptly turns downward and cascades to a point below the bottom of the container. Bonsai created in the cascade style should resemble trees growing on steep slopes in mountainous areas, ravines, or drainage areas. There are two types of cascade bonsai: Formal Cascade style bonsai The