Bonsai plant and decorative plant
Bonsai is a beautification form of trees used in horticultural practises by the people across the world. Though this world is believed to come from the Japanese world there is a school of thought that believes and stresses that the Bonsai terminology and tree came from the Chinese and was safely passed on to the Japanese people who cultivated and maintained Bonsai trees with superior and aesthetic horticulture. The Japanese, as many say, related the Bonsai trees with the Zen Buddhism. The artistic work on the Bonsai represented a popular form of meditation and expression of the spirit. These Bonsai trees have been appreciated and embraced by the westerners and have become the famous trees with them. These westerners hold competitions and events to appreciate, buy and sell Bonsai trees and to learn the new methods of art popular on the Bonsai trees. They have loved the Bonsai trees and taken art and aestheticism close to their heart.
These Bonsai trees are grown in containers or trays and are like any other trees but more aesthetic when groomed and brought up well. Bonsai need not necessary mean dwarf trees as they are pruned from time to time as they are a reflection of art in horticulture. A regular Bonsai is anywhere between 2 inches to 3 feet tall. Bonsai art is done using the essential ingredients and utensils like soil, jars and bonsai trees. The main job of the artist here is to keep the tree alive and aesthetic. All this has to be done in pots or containers with the use of certain inevitable tools like wires, farmer knife, etc.
These Bonsai trees are trees that can develop from simple seeds like all plants or from cuttings of underdeveloped trees. These Bonsai trees are watched from time to time and are directioned in the artistic manner by the gardener, Bonsai professional or the person in whose custody the Bonsai trees are.
Several Bonsai trees are passed on from ages as these Bonsai trees have a special quality to survive for hundreds of years. These bonsai trees need special care as they are passed on from generations and can be hurt. In order to remain beautiful, well trimmed, ancient, antique, valuable and refreshing these Bonsai trees need to be looked after properly. The art form must be visible to the eye when it is kept in the pot or container.
The Bonsai trees are usually used for aesthetic display purposes and are popular on special occasions and festivals as window decoration and home decoration materials. These Bonsai trees are tailor made and have a personal relationship with the owner and cultivator. These need not necessarily be artistically carved but are usually done as a business or a hobby. Moreover maintaining these Bonsai trees is not much of an affair. You need some time to grab the necessary knowledge and expertise after which the tree will take care of it.