Tag Archives: tropical

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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Update on the “Specimen” ficus microcarpa

The beginning of this trees story began here, click back and read through the old post. I’ll wait………………. Back? K! Here it is today: Before I begin, I apologize to Tony; I’m not grilling anything today. I actually had Wendy’s … Continue reading

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