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bonsai garden

22 January 2012

My mother-in-law has the cutest bonsai collection. These photos remind me of the trees I saw on the Columbia Icefield in the Canadian Rockies. They are only a couple of metres tall yet something like a hundred years old. In that cold, harsh climate, they grow only a couple of centimetres a year. They were so cute. Yes, the words “bonsai” and “cute” just go together well, don’t they? I also think there are “cute” little magical creatures that live in those “cute” miniature forests and secret gardens.

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6 Responses
  1. January 23, 2012

    I am swooning over the shallow blue one in the first and second shot – love a little bonsai forest – so beautiful.

  2. January 23, 2012

    There is definitely something so apealing about bonsai, they are cute!

  3. January 24, 2012

    I love bonsai trees! I’ve always heard they are hard to care for. Is that true? They are just too adorable. I would probably manage to kill one seeing how I can’t keep the simplest plant alive. I try. I talk to them and everything! Beautiful pics….Hope you have a great week. ( :

  4. January 24, 2012

    hello, friend! i think the plants are beautiful. although i garden; anything household or inside dies on me. your mother in law has a talent.

    i know i haven’t stopped by in a bit but it’s not for lack of thinking of you. what you don’t see on text; i’m doing quietly on the screen. you’re still an inspired read. hope to be able to respond as often as i think of you!

  5. Connie permalink
    January 24, 2012

    These are gorgeous. Another card series perhaps?

  6. January 27, 2012

    Hi!! I find these fascinating and they’re perfect subjects for your wonderful detail images. So glad you’ve been enjoying some peaceful days. After our mountain getaway, things have been super busy again. Wishing you a lovely weekend!

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