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Post  Jim Doiron on Wed Dec 05, 2012 4:46 pm

Hey everyone, I'm going to be in the boynton beach area from the 29 through jan 1st. I'm planning a trip to the Morikami museum but wanted to see of anyone had other suggestions nearby. Thanks

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Re: Florida for new years

Post  hiram on Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:53 am

Check out Jim Smith at Dura Stone, he is in Vero Beach and it is only about an hour away. Very Happy

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Re: Florida for new years

Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Mon Dec 17, 2012 11:23 am

According to the Morikami web site the Bonsai Exhibit is closed.

Dura-Stone Co. (This is Jim Smith's nursery, although I would call first.)
304 Old Dixie Highway S. W.
Vero Beach, FL 32962
Phone: 772-562-5291
www.jimsmithbonsai.com

Dragon Tree Bonsai
Large Specimen trees available
Robert Pinder
3663 S. W. Honey Terrace, Palm City, FL 34990
Right next to Florida Turnpike Exit #133 in
Palm City

Old Florida Bonsai
By appointment only
Richard Turner & J. J. Turner
1755 74th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32966
Home 772-562-1338 Cell 772-538-1024
jonesturner@mindspring.com

Heathcote Botanical Gardens
An exhibit of quality bonsai trees from the collection of Master Jim Smith.
http://www.heathcotebotanicalgardens.org/
210 Savannah Road
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982
772-464-0323
Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm
Sundays (Nov-April Only)
1:00pm - 5:00pm
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays
$6 Adults - $5 Seniors
$2 Ages 6 to 12 (Children Under 6 Free)
Free for Members and Veterans with I.D. (excluding special fund raisers)
Handicap Accessible - Wheelchairs Available

According to their web site the Bonsai Exhibit at Morikami is closed.
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens
Includes an exhibit of quality trees donated by members of the Bonsai Society of Florida over many years.
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
561-495-0233
http://www.morikami.org
Adults (18 to 64) $13
Seniors $12
Children (6 to 17) $8
Five and under free
Closed Mondays and National Holidays
Tuedsay through Sunday 10 to 5
Hatsume Fair: Saturday and Sunday, March 23 & 24, 2013 from 11am to 6pm
(This event usually features some Bonsai vendors and Demos.)


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Re: Florida for new years

Post  Jim Doiron on Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:34 pm

Thanks a lot for the info billy. I will get in touch with some of these and try and get some bonsai time in on vacation.

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Re: Florida for new years

Post  JimLewis on Mon Dec 17, 2012 5:11 pm

Billy, is the Morikami closure permanent?

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Re: Florida for new years

Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:09 pm

JimLewis wrote:Billy, is the Morikami closure permanent?

Jim

I don't know, the web site seems to say it is for renovations. I e mailed with a question about the closure, but have not heard back.
I will inquire of my sources.

Billy

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Re: Florida for new years

Post  Jim Doiron on Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:04 pm

Thanks also to you Hiram sorry I didn't see your post there before. Smile

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Re: Florida for new years

Post  Billy M. Rhodes on Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:52 am

JimLewis wrote:Billy, is the Morikami closure permanent?
A member on the Morikami bonsai committee said it has been re-done and will open soon but he wasn’t sure exactly when.

Billy

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