What is a Bonsai
The word Bonsai literally means, in both Chinese and in the Japanese language, tree-in- a-pot. Contrary to popular belief, bonsai is not the art of stunting a tree's growth.
Bonsai (pronounced bone-sigh) is an ancient oriental horticultural art form or we can say that it is the Science and Art of growing trees in pots so as to recreate some of nature's most stunning and beautiful effects on trees, which are reduced in scale.
Originally developed in the Orient almost 2000 years ago, today the sublime art of bonsai is practiced throughout the world. A tree planted in a small pot is not a bonsai until it has been pruned, shaped, and trained into the desired shape.
When undertaking bonsai, you may find a new sense of appreciation for nature; you may start looking at trees, bushes and shrubs differently. Bonsai will surely change the way that you look at things.
Bonsai plants offer peace of mind, eliminate depression and keep us energetic . These beautiful trees develop extreme patience, caring mentality, positive outlook towards life. Into those who are around.