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Jack Wilke Bonsai Legacy Fund

It's spring, and that means a time of growth for many gardens. The Lenawee Community Foundation is helping one man's growth vision come true with a new fund. The Jack Wikle Bonsai Legacy Fund was established in 2021 with the Lenawee…

The Ever-Evolving Bonsai Art

The practice of miniaturizing factories is believed to have come to Japan from China around the 7th century, when the two countries formally established diplomatic relations. At that time, Chinese gardeners had probably created potted…

The Secret Bonsai Philosophy

In the 1383 nostyle game potted treesby Japanese poet Zaemi Motokiyo, a poor samurai offers to throw his last three bonsai trees on the fire to warm a traveling monk. That this small act struck contemporary audiences as profoundly noble…

DIY pine cone bonsai

Japanese pine bonsai – pxfuel Pattison of Geneva During the colder months, the desire to leave the warm comfort of the interior becomes less inviting. For gardeners, this can be a pretty slow time, where you!-->…

Bonsai, a craft for the soul

Looking at the perfectly formed miniature banyan tree thriving in its flat-bottomed concrete container, it's hard to believe the plant can be over 40 years old. "Fifteen years ago the banyan tree was actually growing in a crack between…

How to grow bonsai at home

Have you ever seen bonsai? It's a great technique for growing – and cutting – plants that you may have in your home. This art was born in Asian countries. Also, if you are wondering about the possibility of using this technique to grow…

The case of bonsai CIA

Comment this storyCommentThe bonsai that would end up in the office of the director of the CIA Gina C. Haspel began life growing in the salt marshes of South Florida. This is where it was collected 30 years ago by Mary Madisonthe queen of…