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    Native Species Only

    Just thought I'd let you know, I gave up....compost heap but still alive. The thing was a fungus magnet and borers started the drip, drip, drip of sap flow. It had a very high grief to happiness ratio.
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    Anyone else primarily use Cactus-Soil for bonsai?

    I think you need to pick a lane and go. You are experiencing a condition referred to as “paralysis by analysis”. Try something....see what happens. Experience starts when you begin.
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    Anyone else primarily use Cactus-Soil for bonsai?

    The cactus people may want to reconsider their mix. This is a cactus I've had for 25+ years. The bump in the lower portion represents when I put it in bonsai mix (haydite, pumice, growstone). The upper portion represents 8 growing seasons as opposed to the lower portion being 17+. I know you're...
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    Welcome visitors to the garden

    Some of my favorite colors.
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    Anybody heard of Steve Ziebarth?

    I know him personally and yes that pot is worth the money. His stuff is on the Facebook auction once in a while and regularly goes for those prices and higher.
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    Building a wet slab bonsai pot

    Thanks Leo. I’m just getting ready to go back into ceramics mode. I haven’t finished the glazing on it yet from last year 😱. Looking forward to working on new stuff !!
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    MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS

    Paid $100 in 1992
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    MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS

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    Building a wet slab bonsai pot

    It’s nice seeing your work get used!
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    Who are you? The Human side of Bonsai

    @Cable 😂😂😂Can I use this for my obituary ?😂😂😂. Give us more!!
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    MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS

    What you don’t see in the prior post is the size of the leaves.
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    MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS

    This is my patch of Japanese giant Butterburr. I’ve been told the Japanese refer to it similarly as we would say kudzu. This was four plants in 2016. The “patch “ is 40’ X 20’. So what’s so remarkable about this seemingly invasive species.
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    Last days of summer in my garden

    Don't know about you, but I'm ready for a break!!
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    MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS

    I use an attack dog!
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    MY GARDEN, SHARE YOURS

    @River's Edge that's some serious deer fence! That'll teach em
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