Despite the problems facing the US Post Office, it is nice to see them still producing some pretty nice stamps. Here are some of the most recent examples, dedicated to bonsai. Click through to the article for larger images.

Bonsai stamps


With these five stamps, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates the beauty of bonsai. The word “bonsai” (Japanese for “plant in a pot”) refers to the art of cultivating plants — usually trees — in trays, pots, or other containers. Favorite bonsai plants include evergreens, maples, and azaleas, but many other trees and shrubs are also suitable.

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