Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

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Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Steven » December 9th, 2011, 2:17 pm

Following on from previous years, who has the best decorated Bonsai Christmas tree on AusBonsai?

Post yours in this thread to have a chance to win AusBonsai stickers, pin badges or the envy of your peers..

Seasons greetings,
Steven

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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby xtolord » December 9th, 2011, 3:16 pm

Interesting post!
I was thinking about turning one into a xmas tree for the 25th =)

I'll post lateron =)
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Petra » December 9th, 2011, 8:21 pm

hmm,
where's my tree. :lost: It was the bestes :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Petra » December 9th, 2011, 8:23 pm

just had another thought.
a Christmas tree is a cypres, we should keep to the traditional, hey! :reading:
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby shibui » December 11th, 2011, 2:04 pm

Christmas tree tradition depends where you come from Petra.
In some countries they only use Fir (Abies sp), others use pinus sp. As both were scarce where I grew up in Victoria we always used a wild cherry (Exocarpus sp) as a christmas tree
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Pup » December 11th, 2011, 4:27 pm

This is mrs Pups entry for this year, it is one of her friends from a few years ago.

Enjoy
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Greth » December 11th, 2011, 4:44 pm

hmmm, back in a few days, gotta get something out of the growbox, lol...
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby kcpoole » December 13th, 2011, 4:47 pm

Hi all
Thought about this last weekend and then had to work :-(

Today was at least fine outside when I got home so decided to dress up one for the festive season :-)
Tis a Juniper procumbens nana from cutting, that I have been growing as a full cascade now for a few years

Hope everyone will post their own efforts soon so we enjoy the trees
Be safe all the Christmas season everyone :-) :hooray:

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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby kcpoole » December 13th, 2011, 4:49 pm

Petra wrote:just had another thought.
a Christmas tree is a cypres, we should keep to the traditional, hey! :reading:

Don't have one Petra, every one I have had carked it I am using a Juni instead.
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Petra » December 14th, 2011, 10:08 pm

shibui wrote:Christmas tree tradition depends where you come from Petra.
In some countries they only use Fir (Abies sp), others use pinus sp. As both were scarce where I grew up in Victoria we always used a wild cherry (Exocarpus sp) as a christmas tree



What i meant was, lets do a pine, fur,juniper, junipus what ever. But a tree with needles on, for this year.Just to break the same old same old. :2c:
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Watto » December 20th, 2011, 7:21 pm

Ken has the only "fair dinkum" entry so far, so it looks like he will win!!!
I think I will do one tomorrow just to in the festive spirit.
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby kcpoole » December 20th, 2011, 7:44 pm

Cmon everyone!
Get into the spirit and dress up a tree, Still a Few days yet till Santa comes.
Which reminds me, if you have little kids, they might want to watch Santa make his way around the world on the internet. NORAD ( North American Defense Network) Tracks his journey every year :-)

http://www.noradsanta.org/en/

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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Watto » December 21st, 2011, 5:02 pm

As promised, Watto's Christmas Tree.
Merry Christmas to all!!!!!!!!

PS - If I were a judge, I would say at this stage I'm coming second ha ha ha.
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby Ellen » December 22nd, 2011, 4:20 pm

My entry
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Re: Bonsai Christmas tree competition 2011

Postby bodhidharma » December 22nd, 2011, 8:48 pm

ellen wrote:My entry

THAT is very cool. :tu:
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