Tag: bonsai

May 8, 2013

Bonsai Versions of the World’s Tallest Tree

Bonsai Versions of the World’s Tallest Tree

Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. Similar practices exist in other cultures, including the Chinese tradition of penjing from which the art originated. The Japanese tradition dates back over a thousand years, and has its own aesthetics and terminology. The purposes of bonsai are primarily contemplation (for the…

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Mar 18, 2013

A Bonsai Version of the Baggins Hobbit Home

A Bonsai Version of the Baggins Hobbit Home

Chris Guise is an artist and bonsai enthusiast from Maidenhead, England. A mechanical engineer by trade, Chris has a beautiful collection of Bonsai trees that he has cultivated on his Flickr page. In the Bonsai below, entitled Bag End Bonsai Trayscape, Chris created the home of Bilbo Baggins, Frodo Baggins and Samwise Gamgee; where…

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