The 2018 Bonsai South Survey by Zach Smith | Dec 29, 2017 | 0 comments Welcome to your The 2018 Bonsai South Survey Name Email 1. In 2018 I plan to: a) Increase my bonsai collection b) Decrease my bonsai collection c) Selectively “edit” my bonsai collection so I end up keeping only my best trees d) Upgrade my bonsai collection with better trees2. My number one goal in 2018 to improve my bonsai technique is: a) Take a workshop with a bonsai expert b) Study one-on-one with a bonsai expert c) Study bonsai topics online by reading blogs and articles d) Get better at wiring 3. A specialized bonsai technique I’d love to learn in 2018 is: a) Air layering b) Root layering to improve nebari c) Grafting4. My biggest weakness in bonsai is: a) Artistic design b) Root-pruning and repotting c) Selecting material for bonsai potential d) Pinching and pruning for refinement5. My preferred source of bonsai material is: a) Trees I collect myself that I can make into bonsai b) Collected trees I have purchased from bonsai nurseries c) Local garden center “finds” d) Material grown from seed and/or cuttings e) “Finished” bonsai in pots I have purchased to maintain and enjoy f) A combination of the above6. When I purchase bonsai material from bonsai nurseries I prefer: a) Really raw material – trunk and branches I can design, refine and maintain b) Semi-trained pre-bonsai I can continue working on, pot and refine c) Designed trees in bonsai pots I can refine d) A combination of the above7. When I purchase trees from bonsai nurseries, I am most interested in: a) High quality trees at fair prices b) Satisfaction guaranteed, no questions asked c) Personalized service before, during and after the sale d) A one-stop shop for everything bonsai I need8. The number one thing I’d like Bonsai South to do or do better in 2018 is: a) Offer a bigger selection of trees b) Increase the number of species offered for sale c) Offer workshops, either group or one-on-one d) Post more instructional videos Submit a Comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for Zach's bonsai newsletter!