Build instructions for a bonsai growbox

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A basic instruction to create a wooden growbox for bonsai It really is very easy to build a basic growbox for your trees. Besides some...

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Location of the Bonsai Museum It is still early on the 4th of December when I arrive in Dusseldorf. I am visiting the Bonsai Museum...

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Build instructions for a bonsai growbox

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