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Here are a collection of cool Bonsai links to help you along your journey. Visit them and extract as much information as you can to make your trees as perfect as possible. They are not in any particular order, but do sort of follow the order in which I found them.

If you have any other links that you think should go on this page, then please contact me. I will visit the site and add them onto my list.

I am also in the process of rating the sites. If you would like to help in this regard, please e-mail me with the rating that you think they deserve. Sites with a 5-tree rating ( )are the sites that I consider are the best.

General Bonsai Information

Bonsai Talk A cool website with links, forum, gallery, general Bonsai info, etc. If you register, tell them Bonsai-Buddy sent you.
Bonsai Web & Forum This is one of the most famous Bonsai websites. Here you can find everything about the art of Bonsai, with plenty of pictures, hints, forum and other useful things.
Bonsai Clubs International Here you can find specific botanical information about many species.
SA Bonsai A website dedicated to Bonsai in South Africa in general.
SA Bonsai A site focussing on South African Bonsai (different to the website above).
Bonsai Learning Center The Bonsai Learning Center is located in Charlotte, North Carolina and is a full service bonsai nursery and teaching center. It is an excellent place to learn more about bonsai and to share with others the joys and experiences which come with the practice of this ancient and exciting art form.
Bonsai Monk A website dedicated to the art of Bonsai from The Monastery of the Holy Spirit located in Conyers, Georgia.
SA Oriental Arts The Oriental Arts - South Africa website was started in order to gather information about bonsai organisations and clubs in South Africa.
Bonsai Empire A website in English and Dutch full of information about growing and maintaining Bonsai.
Harukaze Bonsai This website was set up to promote the display of trees in the home environment. The basis of the site is photographs, so please be patient if they take some time to load.
The Bonsai Primer Advice on pruning, wiring, planting, parasites and other themes.
Wired Internet Magazine The website for the all new Bonsai magazine for the web.
The Bonsai Brother An online collection of Bonsai tips, guides, links, help and skills.
InfoBonsai Bonsai information on growing, pruning, caring and supplies.
Bonsai Beginnings Bonsai Beginnings is the one of the most complete sources for Bonsai information, discussion and products on the web.
The Bonsai Garden A site dedicated to the art of Bonsai.
Bonsai on the Web A database that can be searched for anything relating to Bonsai, both private and commercial.
Yamadori Bonsai This Bonsai site is dedicated to provide Bonsai enthusiasts with free information, advice and a forum for buying and selling collected wild Bonsai tree stocks.
Bonsai 4 Me A site devoted to the art and practice of Bonsai. This site contains a wide range of articles written to instruct and enlighten both the beginner and the more advanced enthusiast. From basic Bonsai techniques to individual species guides, advanced techniques to sourcing raw material. Almost all aspects of Bonsai are explained and explored.
Ninja Bonsai A beautifully mastered site with useful contents.
Bonsai Etc. An online gallery that provides comprehensive practical information regarding the artistic principles of growing and maintaining Bonsai trees, and displays commissioned digital Bonsai images and videos.
Bonsai Today Online Bonsai Today Online Journal is a unique resource on the Web. Here you will find instructive and thought provoking articles from some of the world's foremost bonsai artists and authors, updated regularly and all presented in 4 languages!
Bonsai Online Magazine This magazine is a collaboration of a world wide effort of people from Korea, Japan, Europe and the USA.
Bonsai for Beginners I am a contributing editor for the Suite 101 website, with Bonsai for Beginners being my own creation.
Beautiful Bonsai "Beautiful Bonsai's goal is to educate you on the art of Bonsai and will include links to other great Bonsai sites. There are great pictures of Bonsai's on my site, and I hope you enjoy your stay!" Justin - Webmaster.
Bonsai Help A discussion forum that will answer all of your Bonsai related questions.
Tropical Bonsai Our mission is to be the best source of Tropical bonsai material and information. This Site contains an online gallery with photos of bonsai specimens around the world. Also this web has articles of bonsai activities, bonsai forum, bonsai links and bonsai news.
Bonsai World Site containing basic general Bonsai info.
Detroit Bonsai offers Bonsai related material, pictures and links.
Bunabayashi Bonsai Site containing information regarding Bonsai. Including some items for sale.
Bonsai Information for Western Australia This site is dedicated to the promotion of Bonsai and Suiseki in Western Australia.
Bonsai in Asia Guide Book All about bonsai & suiseki in Asia.

Bonsai Clubs & Societies

Internet Bonsai Club Comprises a mailing list and a news group dedicated to the art of Bonsai.
Puget Sound Bonsai Association A non-profit organisation dedicated to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of Bonsai.
Solent Bonsai Society The Solent Bonsai Society is a friendly club dedicated to the enjoyment of the ancient art of Bonsai.
American Bonsai Society The pioneering non-profit bonsai organisation for North America, including Mexico, the USA and Canada.
International Bonsai Arboretum Magazines, catalogues, pins, symposiums, etc.
Fuku Bonsai The Fuku-Bonsai cultural center and Hawaii state Bonsai repository.
National Bonsai Foundation National Bonsai Foundation Web site, supporting the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum at the U.S. National Arboretum.
World Bonsai Friendship Federation WBFF was formed by the Japanese bonsai master Saburo Kato and others to promote international friendship and understanding through sharing the art of bonsai.
South African Bonsai Association The South African Bonsai Association (SABA) was established to act as the official representative of member clubs in matters of national concern. The Association also promotes liaison and co-operation between affiliated bonsai clubs nationally for the purpose of improving the art and image of bonsai. The Association is affiliated to the African Bonsai Association.
Kwazulu Natal Bonsai Association Regional South African Bonsai association.
Pretoria Bonsai Kai The official website of one of the oldest Bonsai clubs in South Africa.
The Austin Bonsai Society The Austin Bonsai Society is a non-profit organization which exists to help in providing guidance and education for individuals in their desire to learn and expand their knowledge and skill in the arts of bonsai.
Pittsburgh Bonsai Society The Pittsburgh Bonsai Society was founded in 1957 to foster the art of bonsai in Western Pennsylvania. The PBS was one of the first bonsai societies in the United States and has been a vital part of bonsai in America.
Triangle Bonsai Society The Triangle Bonsai Society is a club for Bonsai enthusiasts living in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas of North Carolina. TBS promotes the art through meetings, workshops, lectures and demonstrations with local, regional, national and international Bonsai artists and growers.
The National Bonsai Federation Supporting the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum at the US National Arboretum.
Bonsai Societies of Florida Bonsai Societies of Florida (BSF), founded in 1973, is a state coordinating organization having about 800 members who also belong to one of the 28 member societies, member societies at large and study groups, or who have chosen to belong as unaffiliated Members at Large.
The Ann Arbor Bonsai Society The Ann Arbor Bonsai Society meets generally on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI. Please join us at 7:00 p.m. for socializing. The programs start at 7:30 p.m. Visitors are always welcome.
Inland Empire Bonsai Society The purpose of this non-profit organization is to bring together those who are interested in the art of Bonsai, to disseminate knowledge, encourage others and generally create interest and exchange information in the art of Bonsai.
The Toronto Bonsai Society The Toronto Bonsai Society, formed in 1963 and one of the largest outside Japan, is devoted to the learning, practice and teaching of the horticultural techniques and artistic principles of the ancient art of bonsai.
Yakima Valley Bonsai Society The Yakima Valley Bonsai Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai, through regular meetings, workshops, lectures and exhibits.
Big Sky Bonsai Society The Big Sky Bonsai Society is a non-profit organization devoted to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai, through regular meetings, workshops, lectures and exhibits.
Evergreen Bonsai Society A non-profit organization devoted to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai, through regular meetings, workshops, lectures and exhibits.
Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association This website includes clubs from British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. The purpose of the PNBCA Website is to share information among the member organizations.
Wasatch Bonsai Society The Wasatch Bonsai Society is a group of bonsai enthusiasts based in Provo, Utah. It is a non-profit organization that is interested in educating the general public about the art of bonsai through bonsai shows and group gatherings. The Wasatch Bonsai Society supports other groups, clubs, and societies in the state of Utah which further the bonsai hobby.

Bonsai Shops/Nurseries

Roots of Africa Bonsai Trees This website is of one of the largest commercial growers of Bonsai Trees in Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa, with a passion to promote South African indigenous trees.
The Bonsaisite This is a commercial site, but you can find lots of useful information here.
Royal Bonsai Garden Royal Bonsai Garden is a bonsai lovers dream come true. They have bonsai from every corner of the globe. You can see some of the oldest and smallest trees in the Northeast, right here at their full service nursery.
The Bonsai Center A great resource for Bonsai care, trees, books and nursery stock.
New England Bonsai Gardens Bonsai nursery in Bellingham, Massachusetts, USA.
Imperial Bonsai Nursery Bonsai nursery in Terry Hills, Sydney, Australia. Also contains some basic information about Bonsai.

Bonsai Enthusiasts

Colin Lewis Bonsai Art Through these pages Colin Lewis hopes to share with you some of the pleasure and knowledge he has gained from Bonsai during the past two and a half decades. Most of all, he hopes to inform and inspire anyone with an interest in the challenges of working with living plants and the ultimate pleasure when nature and man work together to achieve a work of art, whether as a hobbyist, a collector or a fellow professional. Personal website of Bruce Baker of Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
LKW Bonsai Personal website of Lim Keow Wah from Singapore. A Bonsai enthusiast of over 20 years.
Brian's Bonsai Personal website of Brian Inglis from Bundaberg in Queensland, Australia.
The Bonsai Adventures of Ernie Kuo Personal Website of Ernie Kuo.
Tengu Bonsai Personal website of Tengu from Amsterdam and his Bonsai hobby since 1998.
Reiner Goebel Website of German born, Canadian Resident Bonsai enthusiast, Reiner Goebel.
Bonsai, Yamadori und Akzentpflanzen German website of Wolfgang Putz. Enjoy the pictures.
Jerry "Bonsaihunk" Meislik This site is devoted to the art of Bonsai. Through pictures and written material, Jerry hopes to spread the appreciation of this artform.
Bonsai 365 Personal website of Andy Rutledge.


Bonsai-Mail Get your own free e-mail address. For all you Bonsai enthusiasts.
Bonsai Links The name says it all.
Botanical Garden University of Pretoria Botanical Gardens. This site includes a page where you can find any South African tree you want.
Levon's Bonsai Another German personal website.
NJ Agricultural Weed Gallery Having problems with weeds? Check out this site for more info and help.
Pest Problem Solver Having problems with pests? Check out this site for more info and help.
Bonsai Screensaver Download a cool Bonsai screensaver. Bonsai meditations is a collection of over 30 beautiful Bonsai trees with quotes from Eastern philosophers floating across them.

Last updated 16.10.2003