Bus trip to Montreal Botanical Garden June 6, 2009.

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The Chinese garden has a wonderful collection of penjing.


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Out of the courtyard and into the garden.

Each autumn there is a display
of Chinese lanterns around the lake.

Note the sinuous roof-line

Roof, rocks and roots

The peonies were in their prime.




The unusual flowers of
the Chinese dogwood.

Now we enter the spring courtyard featuring Penjings

This represents Grandfather and grandson
Is the grandfather protecting the boy
or is the boy supporting the grandfather?

Penjings can have several plants
in one pot. Bonsai have only one


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