It's a sad time for my bonsai

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It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby DrDuncs » Thu Jun 23, 2011 2:54 pm

I've had very little time over Summer / Autumn to look after my bonsai and unfortunately nearly all of them died and those that didn't are struggling. Hoping to repot the couple that are still alive and see if they kick back in Spring. Maybe I'll have to wait until our little rug rats are a bit older and Dad is "boring" (I'm not in a hurry for that though as little people are too cute and fun to interact with).
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby taffyman » Thu Jun 23, 2011 6:20 pm

That is a bit sad DrDuncs, but if you have a couple that are still alive then I'm sure they'll bounce back in the spring. Here's hoping anyway. (yn) (yn)
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby DrDuncs » Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:04 pm

Thanks Taffyman :)
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby Pam » Fri Jun 24, 2011 7:32 am

Hopefully the survivors will bounce back for you Duncan.

I once left my bonsai collection in the care of a housemate (who assured me that she'd water them) for a week. She didn't touch them in that time, and laughed about the fact they'd died. :evil:

I got even by marrying her ex. :mrgreen:
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby DrDuncs » Sun Jun 26, 2011 10:45 am

Thanks Pam :)

Your housemate was obviously not into gardending at all if she laughed at letting your bonsai die, but I like you revenge. :evil:
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby MacMaples » Tue Jun 28, 2011 7:13 pm

I hope you have some happy news with your bonsai in spring!
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby bottletree » Sat Jul 23, 2011 5:43 pm

Pam wrote:Hopefully the survivors will bounce back for you Duncan.

I once left my bonsai collection in the care of a housemate (who assured me that she'd water them) for a week. She didn't touch them in that time, and laughed about the fact they'd died. :evil:

I got even by marrying her ex. :mrgreen:



Thats some pretty good revenge, it impressed me :twisted:
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby Pam » Sun Jul 24, 2011 7:10 am

:lol: Thanks BT
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby ColinM » Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:32 am

bottletree wrote:
Pam wrote:Hopefully the survivors will bounce back for you Duncan.

I once left my bonsai collection in the care of a housemate (who assured me that she'd water them) for a week. She didn't touch them in that time, and laughed about the fact they'd died. :evil:

I got even by marrying her ex. :mrgreen:



Thats some pretty good revenge, it impressed me :twisted:



Good luck rebuilding your bonsai numbers bottletree! (yn) (yn) (Y)

LMAO Pam !! :lol: :lol:
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby charlie_bruno » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:14 pm

Lol Pam. What a crack up. And how r those bonsais travellin Doc?
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby DrDuncs » Sat Jun 07, 2014 10:30 pm

The bonsai never made it. We sold or house about 18 months ago and recently had a new one built. Have some pot plants I collected while renting in between but they don't get much love. My two boys still love spending time with me so can't complain. Hoping with our new place that I can create a similar effect to bonsai but in the ground to help with not drying out. Like a mini Japanese garden would be really nice.
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby MacMaples » Wed Jun 11, 2014 7:45 pm

Sorry about the bonsai DrDuncs, but enjoy doing up the new place with your boys! :)
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Re: It's a sad time for my bonsai

Postby DrDuncs » Tue Jun 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Thanks MacMaples :D
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