Hi and welcome Mark I to am a newbie I love photgraphy to and all aspects of gardening .
But never tried Bonsai so will be takign on board your knowledge.
Its so easy to get hooked on these beauites ,I have many in my garden adn now also got seedlings needing potted up.
Here is an older blug of some of my Heucheras I had and some still have .
Yes I have used them before to same price for plants.
If my local nurserie has I would buy to safe on postage as postage is £8.95
But I had already checked and they did nothave the ones I wanted.
Lyn if you want pm and and I shall try to take cuttings of mine for you.
I have sent for 3 of them.
Have a peek at http://www.plantagogo.com/
Its really cold where I stay but have to say my heucheras grow well.
And my Magnolia in apot is in full bud.
I have some in pots and others in the ground .
And an area with Brass Lantern Lavenders,Shanghai,Lavendar Brass Lavender ,Lavendaer then a hard fuchsia.Soler Eclipse,Rio and Paprika
Just sent an order to Plantagogo.
You get a nice meal in the Strathie Steephill