Hi! I’m in the phase of learning bonsai where I feel like keeping plants alive is a victory and improving my botanical education seems like a very important step in the process. So I was wonderin:
Where did you gain your botanical understanding?
where does one start? Is there a book you would recommend? A course? A teacher? YouTube videos?
is there a certain level of education to aim for? Is there such a thing as getting too “in the weeds“ when it comes to botany and bonsai for beginners?
I’d love to know your thoughts and experiences along this path.
A lot of YouTube, Bonsai Mirai This year i also did the CSU Colorado Gardener course. Although it had nothing on Bonsai it does cover a lot of botanical knowledge including trees.