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The best time to plant a tree

It’s strange that’s it’s already been a year since my babies were just small black dots with tiny green mohawks.  They’re about four inches tall now. I should explain. At the beginning of the pandemic, I planted six Japanese Black Pine trees to bonsai. Growing a bonsai tree from seed is called ‘misho.’  It will […]

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Trees are great

Trees have a sturdy grace that makes good company.  And they can probably teach us a thing or two about living on this planet, after 400 million years of it. They don’t worry about how fast they’re growing or what their neighbours are up to. When the sun is shining, they lean into it; when it […]