Bonsai refers to the art of cultivating living trees specimens in small containers. The reason for keeping bonsai trees in small containers is to retain a compact tree size. The ancient art of bonsai has been practiced for over a thousand years to construct a realistic miniature representation of the natural trees. People of Japan and China cultivated bonsai plants in small pots to introduce peace and nature into the home. The cultivation of bonsai plants is accomplished by using techniques like purposeful pruning, restrictive potting, and bonsai wire shaping. The trend of growing bonsai plants at home has also started recently in different parts of the world, and it is becoming very popular in India. Bonsai trees are a beautiful mixture of art and beauty and it is an amazing way to bring nature to your home.