You require imagination and creativity to view the amazing beauty of the bonsai.
If you want to grow bonsai indoor, you need to do some homework.
Mostly you will be growing the cute bonsai in containers.
From the very beginning of selection of containers to the period by which bonsai is pruned to your idea of how it should look like, requires absolutely good attention and care.
There are many bonsai tool sets available for giving proper attention and care to bonsai garden.
Many questions arise while dealing with the bonsai tools.
What types of bonsai tools need to be purchased? Which are the essentials tools required? What type varieties are available in market, tools made out of steel or made out of carbon? How much investment it requires? As a beginner if you want to kick off the amazing hobby of bonsai tree gardening, you require minimal investment.
Take only some cheap variety of species, which are capable of growing even if the care and attention is less.
Prune it regularly and get what you look for within few years.
It is better you watch the growth of it as it would give you great designs for bonsai.
There are three to four basic tools required for bonsai gardening.
For proper pruning you require scissors.
It is important that you have a pair of scissors.
There are many categories of scissors.
Different sizes, made out of different metals, and having different qualities and sharpness.
There are scissors which are specially designed for bonsai pruning.
You need to select one good sharp variety and make sure that it is used only for bonsai care.
Shaping of bonsai tree is very important to have it on in accordance with your imagination.
A shaping knife is the second type of tool you require.
Generally sharp concave edged knives are being used for shaping.
These types of knives can do easier shaping and concave wounds are easier for faster healing.
You should check for good sharpness and quality before purchasing.
Size selection of the knife is important, you can have more than one if you have bonsais of different sizes.
You require another tool which can be used to dig the soil in the container or pot.
For watering purposes, manure putting purposes and also to assure proper growth, you may have to mildly plough the soil in the pot.
This tool can be very handy and made out of steel.
Your bonsai tool kit should essentially contain some wire cutters and good quality copper wires.
The uses of these copper wires are tricky and you have to put necessary care while bending it to hold the trees.
Stainless steel tools are always durable and handy for the purpose of bonsai gardening, but they are costly.
You can start with cheap varieties of carbon tools and during the course of time, you can acquire good steel bonsai tool set.