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Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« on: April 07, 2010, 11:03 AM »
I thought I would share a few of my trees with everyone. Spring is on its way. Last week was unbelievable... almost hot and very sunny. This week we are having temps in the high 40's low to mid 50's and today the sun has come out. I am posting 4 trees for your pleasure and discussion.
1- A 7 inch Hiroshima Maple . This is the name that I was told it is know best as. It is a cutting from a famous tree that survived the bomb.
2- A 5 1/2 inch Buxus Microphylla Koreana Nana. A lovely little tree that I obtained locally.
3- A 7 inch Malus that I just love when it comes into bloom.
4- A 12 inch Montgomery Spruce.

Hope you enjoy and please feel free to comment.

Jay
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2010, 11:06 AM »
OK... Obviously the picture in the first post is the Buxus. I will try again to post the three remaining pics.
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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2010, 11:07 AM »
Obviously, I don't know how to post multiple pics.... any help
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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2010, 11:08 AM »
The last pic
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #4 on: April 07, 2010, 11:17 AM »
Obviously, I don't know how to post multiple pics.... any help
J

There's a sticky.  First post in this category.  http://bonsaistudygroup.com/general-discussion/how-to-post-photos/

Also, I'm not sure you need to compress the image quite so much.  File size limit has been increased recently.  My preference, however, is for images to be 800px wide so they still fit within the site (without the need to open in a new window).  Just a thought.
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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #5 on: April 07, 2010, 11:21 AM »
Obviously, I don't know how to post multiple pics.... any help

Essentially, you click additional options (which you've already figured out) and then next to the browse button you should see "(more attachments)".  Click that and you'll see a new box for adding attachments.  Do that 'til your heart's content, ...but know that you can only attach 4 attachments per post ...so you'll get an error if you try to attach more than 4.
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2010, 11:24 AM »
Thanks... I didn't see the more attachment button. I guess I'm not opening my eyes enough. I'll try and remember in the future.

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2010, 11:30 AM »
I'm not familiar with Montgomery Spruce.  Can you tell us more about it?  Perhaps a picture that's not quite so pixelated?
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2010, 12:04 PM »
Wow, that sure was a poor quality picture, sorry.....
Montgomery Spruce are dwarf garden center material. They have blue to green foliage. I acquired this one from a local nusery, it was in the back in the 'not looking good' section.

Sorry but don't have more info. Hopefully this picture will not be as poor in quality.

J
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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2010, 01:29 PM »
My privet as it is coming out...This was before cutting it back.
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #10 on: April 08, 2010, 02:57 PM »
Privet never dies!  :o
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2010, 09:17 AM »
Jay,

Looks like a nice tree.  I never find anything worthwhile at our local garden centers.  Well, except for interesting accent plants from time to time.

Thanks for sharing.
 

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2010, 04:58 PM »
Thanks John,
I guess I got lucky, this is the only 'garden center' tree that I have found that is worth the effort. I don't look much but do from time to time get down on my knees and look around.

I'm hoping for some good growth the next year or two to fill this little guy in.

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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #13 on: April 16, 2010, 03:42 PM »
Well it's raining and cold up here in Vermont. Temps in the  mid to upper 30's and just not nice. I brought my little crab into the house for a while to enjoy some thoughts of spring. Hope you will enjoy it as well.
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Re: Spring is in the Air... even in Vermont
« Reply #14 on: April 18, 2010, 09:56 AM »
Well it's Sunday morning, my little crab has open over 95% of its flowers. Sure is a nice way to enjoy breakfast. It may not be the perfect Bonsai but for me it brings a smile to my face and a warm feeling inside.
Hope those who stop by enjoyed the pixs.

J