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The Grand Finale, the Jim Smith Collection pt. 3 

I have been holding onto this post for several weeks and I’m not sure why. But yesterday morning I learned that the Grand Master himself, Jim Smith, just passed away. This post is in memorial to him.  Now, the last … Continue reading

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The Largest, Public, Tropical Bonsai Collection in North America, part one

Here we go!  This is my first visit to the Jim Smith exhibit at Heathcote Gardens down in Ft Pierce Fl. This post will be mostly pics (huge collective sigh from the audience). I will add some pithy or enlightened … Continue reading

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Bonsai will be the death of me 

I know it’s been a while, sorry. I’ve been ill, in the hospital again and out and had to recover from all that. And the nature of my illness makes me not want to do anything.  As prelude to that … Continue reading

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