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In Joe Day’s bonsai garden

Bonsai varietyPhoto by Nancy Adams BY Nancy Adams, Mobile County Master Gardener / mobilecountymastergardeners.org Joe Day with one of his bonsais. Photo by Nancy Adams When Joe Day was in elementary school, his father subscribed to…

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…