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Kirstenbosch Show 2016

The following photographs are of award winning trees which were exhibited at the annual Cape Bonsai Kai's show which is held every year at the internationally known Kirstenbosch Gardens.

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Haiku

Southeaster hustles

an adventurous ant

on his tireless search.

Random Bonsai Tip

To thicken thin branches make a cut just below the branch or a bud on the branch. The sugars produced in the leaves of the tree move down to the roots through the phloem, this flow of sap is interrupted by the cut and the accumulation of sugars above the cut increases the vigour as it is used by the bud, forcing it into action. As soon as the wound heals the normal sap flow resumes.