Bonsai Stuff

Bonsai Stuff
A bonsai based podcast from Melbourne, Australia by Scott Martin from Bonsai Matsu. A diverse, informative and thorough podcast for everyone that loves bonsai!

Season 2 Episode 5 - Bonsai Repotting - Live!
Jul 12 • 37 min
Repotting of a Trident Maple live and explanation of each of the steps involved.
Season 2 Episode 4 - Airflow and your Bonsai, Soil Mix, Proportion, Not for Now - For Later
Jun 22 • 31 min
Airflow and your Bonsai, Soil Mix, Proportion, Not for Now - For Later
Season 2 Episode 3 - Bonsai Wiring Tips and Tricks, Autumn Work & Pine Resource Management
Apr 18 • 37 min
This is a really practical podcast where I talk about wiring your bonsai which is quite interesting considering it’s a non visual medium! As we stroll through Autumn I discuss deciduous colouring and the importance of feeding your trees well. It’s…
Season 2 Episode 2 - Pad profiling, the Process of Elimination used for pruning and Cedars
Mar 7 • 48 min
This episode is packed with information! I discuss how I shape pads and work the pad profile. Also when you look at a cluster of buds and new growth, how do you decide what you keep? This is a really common issue and I’ll discuss the Process of…
Season 2 Episode 1 - Junipers, Pine Buds and a Broken Pot!
Feb 5 • 30 min
Summer work for junipers, what to do with the young buds on a decandled Japanese Black Pine and and opportunity for rebuilding.
Episode 12 - Summer Fun
Dec 22, 2019 • 32 min
Summer can be a great time for you and bonsai, it’s busy with decandling, defoliation and plenty more.
Episode 11 - Here comes Spring!
Oct 30, 2019 • 23 min
A six step approach to a successful Spring bonsai season, Bonsai Life and being part of the crew.
Episode 10 - The Dos and Don’ts of Bonsai
Sep 29, 2019 • 24 min
The Dos and Don’ts for all those that appreciate bonsai. It’s not about the rules, it’s about your enjoyment!
Episode 9 - Taking the Next Step
Aug 29, 2019 • 25 min
Take the next step with the development of your bonsai.
Episode 8 - Moving, Always Moving…
Jul 28, 2019 • 22 min
The importance of bonsai repotting and need for a solid foundation for all good bonsai design.
Episode 7 - What Now??
Jul 5, 2019 • 23 min
So there’s a problem with your bonsai? What now? I break down my procedure step by step.
Episode 6 - Time for Pines
May 30, 2019 • 17 min
Now if Japanese Black Pine time! As well as some time for other interesting bonsai stuff…
Episode 5 - One Cut at a Time
Apr 27, 2019 • 21 min
Pruning, Tool Maintenance, Retrospective Learning and Step by Step Bonsai Review.
Episode 4 - What I love about bonsai!
Apr 12, 2019 • 19 min
Listen to what motivates and excites me about bonsai and see how we have a common enjoyment.
Episode 3 - Autumn Bonsai Work
Mar 13, 2019 • 13 min
Autumn jobs to keep in mind when working on your bonsai.
Episode 2 - Good Structure is Good Bonsai
Mar 6, 2019 • 11 min
Taking one step backwards to take two forward can be the correct approach when developing your bonsai.
Episode One - The Beginning
Feb 28, 2019 • 11 min
The very first podcast of Bonsai Stuff from Bonsai Matsu!