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I happened to pass a shopping center where they were tearing out all of the trees and shrubs from all the medians in the parking lot. My reaction to this really got me thinking about just how differently bonsai people see the world.
I guess this distinction was brought into focus when I ask someone working in one of the shops how long the work had been going on. When I suggested I might take one or more of the plants she looked at me like I was an alien.
I guess the average person would just see a big mess and maybe think, “Oh, how sad that all of those plants had to die.” A bonsai person, on the other hand, wonders how long the plants have been out of the ground and if any of them have viable roots.
This experience also got me thinking about how this…
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I wouldn’t blame the casual reader of this blog for concluding that Minnesotans talk about nothing but the weather.
But when you consider that our temperature range here is a whopping 174 degrees (and that it once dropped 71 degrees in a single day), perhaps you can understand all the fuss. And boy, was last weekend fuss-worthy!
A week ago Friday I visited the Quaking Bog, near Eloise Butler. This is one of my favorite fall hikes in the Twin Cities because it has such a mix of color — golden aspens, red maples, deep-brown oaks, evergreens.
And although those colors were still patchy on Friday, they were brilliant in the late-afternoon sun.
I was sad that several pines had been vandalized, though (because even with peace symbols, the paint is still toxic to the trees). People are so weird sometimes.
Saturday brought a stroll through the…
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We are half way through a heat wave. This week has been one of the worst weeks in the year for me. I almost lost a few of my trees due to high temperatures. Today we at 31 degrees Celsius. The temperatures will be dropping as the week progresses. The tree that I used as a feature image for this blog is one of favorite trees. Those of you that have been following me for some time now should know this tree. For those of you that have not seen the tree in all its glory. Here is a photo so you can see the difference in appearance:
This photo was taken on the 23 September 2018 just before it went on show.
This is just one of trees that have been damaged by this sudden change in temperature. Here is a few photos of other trees that suffered the…
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