Paul Masterson

Paul Masterson

Paul is the owner of Bonsai.ie. The Bonsai.ie web site has been live now for over 4 years and aims to promote bonsai and Japanese gardening in a light writing relaxing way.

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Purpose, Poverty, Pitfalls, and Redemption

Purpose, Poverty, Pitfalls, and Redemption

| August 3, 2010 | 3 Comments

This Blog supports the fight against global poverty using positive action. Part of this action is organisations like the ‘Sea Change Foundation‘. Sea Change raise funds for Micro Credit projects for the poorest in the world who traditionally would find it extremely difficult to get a loan. Over the next couple of months we will […]

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Aronia, Great Super Food

Aronia, Great Super Food

| August 2, 2010 | 6 Comments

Every year at the Tinytrees garden I try something new to grow, mainly anything healthy and that can be eaten. Last year I planted some bareroot Choke Berries (Aronia) and this year it produced its first crop. Their are two varieties available Black (Aronia melanocarpa) and Red (Aronia arbutifoilia). The variety I grow is Aronia melanocarpa. The Chokeberry or Aronia […]

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Penjing, Landscapes in Miniature

Penjing, Landscapes in Miniature

| July 29, 2010 | 4 Comments

We look at an ant and consider it tiny. Millions of years ago, a T-Rex would have looked at us and considered us diminutive and an easy catch for dinner. Perhaps the ancient Chinese just wanted to see the world from a T-Rex perspective when they created the art of penjing, the arranging of miniature […]

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Pruning a Bonsai

Pruning a Bonsai

| July 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Bonsai trees as discussed can be tiny, ranging in size from a few inches to two feet tall, but they can make a nice addition to any garden or outdoor setting.

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How small can a Bonsai get!

How small can a Bonsai get!

| June 16, 2010 | 6 Comments

It is true that Bonsai are miniaturised versions of the wild things that can be found on the edge of famous lakes and gardens or seen hanging off the edge of cliffs. But did you know that Bonsai too have their miniature versions! These Bonsai are commonly known as Shohin and Mame. Shohin is a […]

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Free Bonsai Classifieds

Free Bonsai Classifieds

| June 8, 2010 | 5 Comments

A new Free Bonsai Classified Ads web site was launched at the weekend. Bonsai Bazaar will give you the opportunity to create your own Bazaar for selling or exchanging anything Bonsai. Packed with great features you will be able to setup and manage your own ‘Bazaar’. Sell those unwanted Pots and acessories. Want to swap […]

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