Archive for November, 2009

How to Propagate Bonsai

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

How to Propagate Bonsai
Layering the air

Air layering is best handled during the month of spring, and especially after the plants has distended and has come untied. When propagation starts, you want to consider many details. At times bonsai roots fail to shape, as you like. The branches can also die if proper treatment is not meet. Bonsai is a majestic plant, which requires detailed care to live longer and produce healthy traits.

In the early spring, you can *shorten trees through the air layer process. You can cut slits at the roots to produce hormones. It will take a while to perform this action. Air layers are based on the thickness of the trees braches. You can cut the branches two-inches away from each other. Once the branches are cut, you can remove the rough outer covering, or bark and the layer of cambium. (NOTE: Cambium is the tissue or cylindrical layers of cells found in plant roots and stems. The tissue produces new tissues, which increase girth, especially sap-conducting tissues, such as xylem. This tissue carries water, dissolving it into minerals from the roots and passes onto the leaves and stems. The tissues also include phloem, as well as bark. Phloem is a food-carrying tissue, which conduct synthesized foods that travel to all sections of the plant. The bark is the rough outer coverings of woody stem found on trees or related plants.

Introducing Bonsai

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Introducing Bonsai
How to build Bonsai trees

Nature or natural resources are the only method to grow Bonsai. There is no such thing as replica Bonsai, or model trees. Still, you can grow your own Bonsai tree that will make nature come alive.

Komono is one of the Bonsai breeds. Komono has small leaves with citrus and, Nacro orange and grows around seven inches.

How to judge Bonsai
The design is important. Bonsai trees must be carefully pruned. The tree should not have tattered stubs that are untidy or resting on the tree in a discomfited position. The wiring should be maintained also. The wires should not grind into the branches, and should be neat and placed well around the branches. Bonsai trees often sit in its pot at a good stance, or angle. The tree is to sit up high, yet not so high that it interrupts the growth. In addition, Bonsai should sit low, yet not low enough that it would disturb growth. The tree is best seated at an angle, and not directly in the center of the pot.

Training Root over Rock and Multi Trunk Bonsai

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Training Root over Rock and Multi Trunk Bonsai

Bonsai when trained can produce delightful plants and trees. The trees include double-trunks, multi-trunks, single-trunks, groves, and so on. The Costa Rican mint bush is one of the bonsai grown as the double-trunk, which these bush must be planted deep along with a few shoots to produce the double-trunk effect. If you want to create a multi-trunk tree from herbs, you will need to allot quite a few shoots to grow near the base.

The root-over-rock when grown in fields is often grown as one of the multi-trunks. The energetic herbal plants should have structured roots. Once you trim the plant, you can shape it to your liking. After trimming you will need to clean grime from the trunk base and near the region where the chief roots divide. In addition, to raise root-over-rock bonsai you will need rocks suitable for the plant. Before planting the plant in your garden or field, make sure that you place the rocks beneath the trunk baseline. Wrap the roots about the rocks.

Bonsai Selections

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Bonsai Selections
How to select your herbs

Did you know you could purchase particular herbs and train them as bonsai? It?s true and all you need is some training, skill, and a few details to get started. You can purchase specimens in the 4-inch miniature range to create, and grow a sizeable leaf tree. The tree if trained correctly will grow up to 3-feet.

Growers have created rosemary and oregano herbs to create bonsai trees. The herbs prized for growing bonsai include tender perennials-shrubs, annual herbs, resilient perennial, and the semi-hardy perennial. The groups however should be separated, as well as the group of thymes, scented geraniums. See the group of Pelargonium to learn more about each group of geraniums.

If you are new to growing herbs as bonsai, you may want to start with the rosemary specimens. The rosemary is an aromatic evergreen tree, or shrub that derives from Southern European regions. The shrugs come from the family of mint. Rosemary is grown for the scents emerging from its gray to green needle-shaped leaves. Rosemary is also used as flavoring to enhance meals, or fragrances to make perfume. Rosemary has a wood shrub, which is easier to maintain.

Popular Swim Accessories for Adults

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Popular Swim Accessories for Adults

Each summer, millions of Americans jump into a swimming pool. While swimming pools are fun for children and teenagers, they also provide excitement to adults. Despite the fact that, alone, swimming pools are fun to use, there are ways to add additional excitement. This extra excitement can be accomplished with swim accessories. Whether you are looking to entertain yourself or your other adult friends, you may want to consider purchasing pool accessories that are designed with adults in mind.

One of the many reasons why adults enjoy going for a swim is because it is a great way to relax. After a long day at work, there are many individuals who choose a swimming pool as their source of relaxation. If this sounds familiar, you may be able to benefit from the use of a floating raft, floating chair, or floating lounge chair. With these items, you will not only be in the pool, but, in most cases, you will also be above water.

Pool Alarms: More than Just a Pool Accessory

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Pool Alarms: More than Just a Pool Accessory

Throughout the United States, there are a large number of storefront retail locations and online retail stores that sell pool accessories. Many of these pool accessories can be considered fun, but others can literally be lifesaving. If you are a pool owner, regardless of whether or not you have children, you may want to consider purchasing a pool alarm.

One common misconception, when it comes to pool alarms, is who should have them. There are many individuals who mistakenly believe that pool alarms are only necessary for households with small children. While, families with small children may benefit the most from a pool alarm, they are not the only ones who may. Even if you do not have children, you may want to at least consider purchasing yourself a pool alarm. Not only could that alarm help to protect guests, but it could also protect children that just wander into your yard.

Pool Slide: The Perfect Accessory for Your Pool

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Pool Slide: The Perfect Accessory for Your Pool

Do you have a pool in your backyard? If so, you are not alone. Throughout the United States, pools can be found in many backyards. When it comes to purchasing a pool, you have two main options. You can either purchase an in-ground pool or an aboveground pool. While many of these pools may seem like ?traditional,? pools, after you purchase your pool, you can turn it into something much better. That can be done by equipping your pool with accessories, such as a pool slide.

When it comes to pool slides, there are many individuals who do not fully understand what they are. Many of these individuals, maybe even yourself included, think that pool slides are only meant for large pools, such as public swimming pools. This is not true. Pool slides come in a wide variety of different sizes and styles. This means that, with a little bit of research, you should be able to find a slide that will fit your pool.

Aboveground Pools: Your Cleaning Options

Monday, November 9th, 2009

Aboveground Pools: Your Cleaning Options

All across the United States, there are many homeowners that have pools in their backyards. Unfortunately, not all backyards are the same. This means that although your neighbor?s pool may require only a small amount of maintenance and cleaning, yours may require more. Regardless of the debris in your backyard, your pool will need to be cleaned. You just may have to clean it more often than others. Whether you clean your aboveground pool on a regular basis or whenever it needs it, you will have to purchase pool cleaning supplies.

Pool cleaning supplies are often considered a pool accessory. This is because when you purchase an aboveground pool, cleaning supplies are typically not included. Therefore, you will need to purchase your aboveground pool cleaning supplies separately. If you are a new pool owner or if you have never purchased pool cleaning supplies before, you may be wondering what supplies are right for your aboveground pool. To find the perfect cleaning supplies for your pool, you are advised to familiarize yourself with all of your options.

The Importance of Pool Safety

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

The Importance of Pool Safety

Pool safety is a large concern in America. Each year, thousands of children die from drowning. Many drowning deaths occur in residential swimming pools. That is why it is important that you not only understand the importance of pool safety, but you also understand how to implement it.

Unfortunately, when it comes to pool safety, there are many adults who are misinformed. Many of these adults believe that as long as their pools are equipment with safety equipment and devices, there children are safe. You are advised not to believe this common misconception. Doing so may be the greatest mistake of your life. Instead of relying solely on pool safety equipment and other accessories, you are advised to use your common sense. When combined together, you may be providing your child with the best available protection.

The Benefits of Owning Popular Pool Accessories

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

The Benefits of Owning Popular Pool Accessories

Are you the owner of a pool? Whether you own an in-ground pool or an aboveground pool, it is likely that your pool gets used on a regular basis, especially during the summer months. Whether you swim alone or with a few friends, you may be able to benefit from the purchase of pool accessories, especially ones that are considered the most popular.

Perhaps, the greatest benefit of having popular pool accessories is that you can have just about anything that you want. When it comes to pool accessories, there are a wide variety of different items that are included. These items may include, but should not be limited to swim toys, pool furniture, pool hardware, pool fixtures, and pool cleaning supplies. This means that you can have just about anything you want, whether you want to relax, have fun, or clean the pool.

If relaxation is what you are looking for, you may want to consider purchasing some pool furniture. Pool furniture often includes, but should not be limited to, traditional floating chairs, floating rafts, and floating lounge chairs. Floating furniture is ideal, not only because it offers a fun way to relax, but because most furniture is compatible with all pools. Whether you have an in-ground pool or an aboveground pool, you should be able to purchase all types of pool furniture, even the most popular ones.