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I Want to Grow Bonsai Trees

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Juniper

    We bought a $5 juniper bush from Wal-Mart this morning and I put it in a fairly shallow pot.  I trimmed back the roots and spread them out.  I put some gravel at the bottom for drainage and set the tree in the pot.  Once it was in, I started looking, trying to...
    glasgif glasgif 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 14, 2010

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    Do you know how they work?

    They're freaking cool! I'm actually gonna get my dad one. That's his type of thing. He likes maintaining his flower and vegetable gardens and keeping his lawn tidy and decorating with plants and trees. It'll give him something to care for.. especially since his dog is dying. Wow...
    CrispAir CrispAir 22-25, M Dec 4, 2013

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    Karate Kid

    Ever since seeing the karake kid films when I was younger I have wanted a bonsai tree! I don't know what it is about them, maybe just because they are little - I think it could just be more to do with the fact you have to really look after them and prune them and stuff, almost...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Jul 23, 2008

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    Japanese Red Maples

    We have a pair of Japanese Red Maples growing in our front yard and this year my wife decided to try her hand at raising some from seeds. Last fall she managed to pull almost 300 seeds from the trees and she stored them in the refridgerator in bags of sphagnum moss. ...
    glasgif glasgif 36-40, M Feb 24, 2010

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    well i was always told hey why don't you grow up by my siblings mostly not because I was immature. but because I had a bedwetting problem which i never out grow. and they...
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    It's currently 98 degrees in my house and I wish I was miles away, outside, underneath some tall trees with my toes in water and taking in the view. I'd like to spend some time...
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    cupcakes1995 cupcakes1995 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    ever since i was little i wanted long hair all of my friends had really long hair too i was so jealous of it. mine does not grow any longer than about 50cm. be great if i could...
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    I've always wanted to have long hair, and now it's right about touching my clavicles. My short-term goal is to let it grow past armpit length, and if I like it, I'll grow it even...
    DarthL33T DarthL33T 31-35, M a week ago

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    I've been growing my hair out since the new year with a few set backs of bad haircutters not just trimming my hair & hacking it off or questioning me when I said I want it very...
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    michaellaxcd michaellaxcd 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 24

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    I've told people for more years than I care to remember that I may grow old, but I refuse to grow up. lol
    flirtingjoe flirtingjoe 61-65, M 1 Response Jul 23

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    I always want to grow out my hair but I always dye it often after becoming so impatient, then i'll have to cut my dead ends and my hair never grows or almost never to where i'd...
    badluck3imi badluck3imi 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    I want to let my hair grow into natural dreads and let them grow as they want the thicker and nastier the better would love them to reach at least to my waist or even my knees
    wannabepreggers wannabepreggers 36-40, M Jul 22

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    I want to let me hair grow never getting it cut
    wannabepreggers wannabepreggers 36-40, M Jul 22

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    I honestly don't even know why I am writing this. I've never really used writing as an outlet, but then again I don't think I've ever felt this alone. This was my first summer back...
    eshan20 eshan20 18-21, M Jul 22

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    Wouldn't it be nice to see the towering trees and smell the fresh leaf sprouts under the sun into the woods? The walks so quiet, so calm you know you are free, you know you'd be...
    23rdcamp 23rdcamp 66-70 Jul 22

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    I'd love to live in a world full of magic with unique creatures and being able to make my own potions, throw spells and fly. A world that almost looks like a beautiful painting...
    Blanka97 Blanka97 16-17, F Jul 21

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    I've never wanted anything more than to have a child. It's constantly on my mind. I see people walking with their kids through the stores and down the streets, and I just wish that...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm afraid to grow old due to more people dying and the physical effects of it, but I'm also afraid to die because at the same time I also want to live a long, healthy life and...
    Emsickles Emsickles 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 20

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    I had hair reaching mid back. About 10 days ago I had my stylist shave my head. She used clippers with various guards & the more the hair came off the more excited I got...
    RealityBitesToo RealityBitesToo 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    i have love for bonsai since my child hood, and wanted to have one from ages, my girlfriend gifted me my very first bonsai on my birthday...
    nice4mheart nice4mheart 31-35, M Jul 18

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    When I was in high school, I considered becoming a nun because I wanted to devote myself to spiritual growth completely and couldn't think of any other way to do it. Everything...
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    1: Sound of raindrops on my window 2: Smell of freshly moved lawn 3: Wandering under willow trees 4: Jumping into leaf-mountains 5: Finding a nice button on the ground 6: Seeing...
    LeapingToadstool LeapingToadstool 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    At age 24 I want to have a baby. I'm 20 right now. I want a baby at that age because i can grow up while my baby growing up. I might be the girl who's having twins because my dad...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 12 Responses Jul 18

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    I've been climbing trees a few times a year since I was a kid. I climbed a tree last weekend while helping friends build a treehouse.
    Kimmyv Kimmyv 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    i want to leave everything and everyone behind and travel the word.. i want to meet new people, i want to face new experiences , i want to gain strength, i want to free my soul and...
    dimsl dimsl 18-21, F Jul 14

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    Olive trees are a favourite because of all they symbolise. I like lemon trees, in Nice we have a festival. For magnificence it is hard to think of a tree to rival the cedars of...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    I was walking my dog late and wondered if the trees knew it was midnight...
    fun4us2b fun4us2b 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I would do anything to be a kid again, I miss it so much. It's crazy because when we're children we want to grow up so bad so why is it that when we are adults we want the exact...
    Jessicajoyy Jessicajoyy 22-25, F Jul 13

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    YES! i want to grow old with someone for the rest of my life and we hold our hands together i hope someday it will..
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