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Spot a Tree: The Elm Tree


Not only is the day waning, but the year. The low sun is fiery and yet cold behind the monastery ruin, and the Virginia creeper on the Cathedral wall has showered half is deep-red leaves down on the pavement.

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Thunderchild Crabapple Bonsai

Well, it’s not a bonsai yet, but it will be!

I am very excited for this tree. It came as a freebie after my nanking cherries were considered below par. 288 more words


Nanking Cherry Bonsai Update

So as you know I got 10 nanking cherries this spring. I didn’t mention this in my earlier post on these babies, but the nursery I bought them from does hardiness tests, so whatever they do with them it determines if they will survive the freeze/thaw cycle we get here in zone 3. 388 more words


A -Z of Garden Trees: H is for Hamamelis

OK, a bit of a stretch with this entrant, as Hamamelis is more often a shrub rather than a tree, but there don’t seem to be any garden trees with a botanical name beginning with ‘H’ (go on, prove me wrong)! 671 more words


Corylus Avellana - Hazelnut Bonsai

I have three hazelnut trees. They are also called filberts, or nut filberts. I got all three from a former bonsai club member in Vancouver. The biggest is in a grow box. 492 more words


me and my (future) braces

it’s been a long time ever since I updated this blog (just because I forgot my blog password) and I am recently overwhelmed with my job (geez,,who’s not) 592 more words