What next after Literati??

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What next after Literati??

Postby Andrew Legg » April 9th, 2011, 5:41 am

Hi All,

As a non-Aus Ausbonsai regular, I'd love to see another competition us non-Aussies can enter. I started out here a bit late for the literati competition, but look forward to the next one. Bring it on :tu: I fully understand why you have the local material competitons, and they are both a great idea, and great to follow! Look forward to something I can enter as a South African (and hopefully not choke :tounge: ).

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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby Pup » April 9th, 2011, 11:16 am

Andrew, Syzgium and Achmena, are both members of the Myrtaceae family, commonly called Lilly pilly or Bush Cherry. Quite a lot of them are Native to Australia. So if you have one, that is :aussie: why not enter, our native competition.

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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby kcpoole » April 9th, 2011, 9:19 pm

Andrew Legg wrote:Hi All,

As a non-Aus Ausbonsai regular, I'd love to see another competition us non-Aussies can enter. I started out here a bit late for the literati competition, but look forward to the next one. Bring it on :tu: I fully understand why you have the local material competitons, and they are both a great idea, and great to follow! Look forward to something I can enter as a South African (and hopefully not choke :tounge: ).

Cheers,

Andrew


Hey Andrew. See if you can pickup an aussie native there:-), or even just pick one of you own native and enter that as Stir? Acacia maybey? they are related to ours anyway. I am sure the Aussie Judges here will appreciate the Sentiment and be nice to you for it ?

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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby Andrew Legg » April 13th, 2011, 5:54 am

Hmmmm - food for thought . . . maybe I'll look into a B Cherry - never really thought of doing one! Bring it on!
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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby stymie » April 17th, 2011, 2:39 am

Have you considered a group or forest planting which would not curtail outsiders from entering? My forum is considering a twin or triple trunk style for our next challenge. We've stopped calling them competitions. =Don.
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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby Greth » April 17th, 2011, 5:13 am

How about best bonsai sculptured from broccoli? Maybe use a kitchen knife, don't ruin ya best Dremel bits. Applicable to anyone, the art aspect is still the same challenge.
And if your entry doesn't win, it is dinner.

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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby Pup » April 17th, 2011, 3:45 pm

Greth wrote:How about best bonsai sculptured from broccoli? Maybe use a kitchen knife, don't ruin ya best Dremel bits. Applicable to anyone, the art aspect is still the same challenge.
And if your entry doesn't win, it is dinner.

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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby Greth » April 17th, 2011, 5:15 pm

Only the failures, Pup, gawd knows what you do with the good ones, freeze them?
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Re: What next after Literati??

Postby kcpoole » April 17th, 2011, 5:59 pm

Awesom Idea Greth :lol:

Maybe press it and dry them?

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