09-15-2012, 01:39 PM
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My wife and I went to the nearby Weyerhauser Pacific Rim Bonsai Collection garden a couple days ago. I have neither the patience nor the skills to produce these, but I certainly can appreciate the talent of others. Here are just a few images.
[Image: Bonsai69.jpg][Image: Bonsai68.jpg][Image: Bonsai67.jpg][Image: Bonsai66.jpg][img][Image: Bonsai47.jpg][Image: Bonsai63.jpg]

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 09-15-2012, 01:43 PM
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  • TexBilly
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Love Bonsai! But I agree, not sure I have the patience to do it myself. Thanks for the great pi cs Church.

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 09-15-2012, 01:51 PM
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  • Johnny
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Beautiful pictures John. I tried my hand at that about 15 years ago. Forget it, the only thing I can grow without killing it is ivy.

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 09-15-2012, 03:09 PM
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  • mikeperry
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John, beautiful photos of a beautiful and very skillful horticultural art form Thumbsup

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 09-15-2012, 03:11 PM
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John, I agree with you about the patience needed and I could never do it. However, the end results are beautiful, as your photos prove.

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 09-15-2012, 04:36 PM
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  • bullgoose
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Thanks for sharing John

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 09-15-2012, 06:35 PM
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Thanks for the images, John; beautiful

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 09-15-2012, 06:48 PM
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Beautiful!

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 10-09-2012, 10:13 AM
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i have always love bonsai. I am a very impatient person, so I've decided to take up bonsai-ing (is that a verb?) in an attempt to relieve some stress and work on my patience. maybe i will share my experiences here...

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 10-09-2012, 09:37 PM
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Lovely pictures. But i would never have the patience for bonsai. But one can certainly appreciate a artform that demands that much skills.

Btw. Wax on Wax of! Tongue

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 10-12-2012, 09:43 AM
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  • Utah-Man
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My wife has been doing bonsai for the last 20 years. She has some very nice trees. She just had to bring in the tropicals for winter, and will be putting the cold-hardy trees in the cold frame to protect them from too much snow breaking the branches.

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 10-12-2012, 10:07 AM
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(10-12-2012, 09:43 AM)Utah-Man Wrote: My wife has been doing bonsai for the last 20 years. She has some very nice trees. She just had to bring in the tropicals for winter, and will be putting the cold-hardy trees in the cold frame to protect them from too much snow breaking the branches.

Any chance of some photos here? Smile

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 10-12-2012, 10:17 AM
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(10-12-2012, 10:07 AM)freddy Wrote: Any chance of some photos here? Smile

+1. I'd like to see some too.

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 10-12-2012, 11:35 AM
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(10-12-2012, 10:17 AM)churchilllafemme Wrote:
(10-12-2012, 10:07 AM)freddy Wrote: Any chance of some photos here? Smile

+1. I'd like to see some too.

+2. Count me in too.

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 10-15-2012, 06:19 AM
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  • Utah-Man
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Bad timing for bonsai photos - my wife put them to bed for the winter.

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