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Bonsai for Seniors and Beginners

The ancient art of bonsai traces its roots back to China, however it was Japan that perfected the techniques that we associate with bonsai today. Bonsai remains an integral part of Japan’s cultural and artistic tradition. Bonsai is a very therapeutic activity that is enjoyed by seniors all over the world. A 2018 study of elderly patients undergoing rehabilitation found that just looking at bonsai trees ‘resulted in a significant increase in parasympathetic nervous activity’ (nerves that relax your body).

Bonsai for Beginners

Have Fun and Relax with Bonsai!

Bonsai can be created from just about any type of perennial woody-stemmed tree or shrub species that produces true branches and can be cultivated to remain small through pot confinement with regular guided pruning. Each tree species has specific requirements for its cultivation, training, and care. You don’t need any special gardening skills to get started with bonsai. Just follow the techniques, tips, and instruction offered by the bonsai experts in the videos below. This fabulous hobby is not only fun, it’s a great way to relax and become one with nature.  

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