Welcome to episode four of The Bonsaicast, the only weekly bonsai podcast. This week we'll be looking at the most important design element of bonsai, the concept of taper. How to achieve it, why it's important, and how to look towards nature to find taper inspiration. You can play the audio from this page or download the mp3 file to your computer. Feel free to leave us feedback in the comments below or email here. Please take a minute and subscribe and leave a comment and rating for us on iTunes, Stitcher, Blubrry or Podfeed.net. You can find us at our facebook page, on google +, twitter @thebonsaicast, or email us. Thanks for listening.