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I Want to Grow Bonsai Trees

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    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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    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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    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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