Hi, y'all. This noob rescued 4 Bonsai from WM Garden Ctr late Oct after early snowstorm; plants sitting out back of store on crates in cold, some covered with snow!
Great forum and y'all are so easygoing! I confess there's so much to digest for this noob.
Species: Unsure what I have tho believe 2 Juniper, 1 Braided Money Tree, 1 Sago Palm [pix below].
Glued Rock: Removed days after purchase!
Water: Every 3-7 days or when soil feels dry. No chopsticks [yet], using index finger. Soak 3X method + good drainage.
Light: Plenty as sit in front of patio door, some sun. Keeping away from heat source. Indoors as outside temps 30s/20s.
Fertilizer: No clue. Other houseplants get Miracle-Gro. Is fish emulsion better?
Soil: Sounds difficult to make-your-own. Are commercial ones ok?
Pots: Downright plain ugly. Unsure of need, best time, how to select pot ... masculine/feminine, size [read to measure 2/3 as wide as plant is high + 1/2 as deep ... something like that]
Didn't mean to yak your ears off. Did I miss anything? Tips greatly appreciated!
Happy New Year 2012, y'all.