[at-l] trail trees

Pete Randrup hardhead at 1956.usna.com
Thu Apr 19 23:38:05 CDT 2007


Yes, but that shaping is done primarily with clippers.

DewDrop
On Apr 19, 2007, at 19:38, Jim Bullard wrote:

> Actually there is a whole branch (no pun intended but I'll take it) of
> horticulture called topiary in which trees & shrubs are intentionally
> shaped in 'non-natural' ways. The Japanese do it in miniature and call
> it bonsai. They consider it an art.
>
> On 4/19/07, Trail39 at aol.com <Trail39 at aol.com> wrote:
>> The  main  reason  native  Americans   bent  trees into  the  ground  
>> was
>> FUN. That's   right  they  did  it  for  FUN.  So   did  I and I'm  
>> not  a
>> native  American   nor  am  I 178  years old. Freud  said  sometimes  
>> a  cigar  is
>>  just a  cigar.
>>
>> Now  just  for  fun I  would   like  to  hear  your  explanation of  
>> nursery
>>  trees. Hint....  you can  find  them  in a  rain   forest such  as  
>> the  one
>>  found  in   Olympic  National Park
>>
>> I  have  spoken and  I'm sure  you will  too.
>>
>> Marty
>>
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> Jim Bullard
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