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14691 posts in 2942 dayshardiness zone 5b
posted 06-11-2013 01:04 AM
very cool.My daughter was telling me, a while ago, about a display she saw with balancing rocks – amazing to look at and amazing to watch being put together.
And how hard was it to find the magic balancing points?
Fantastic sculptures!! Bravo
-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)
5117 posts in 2572 dayshardiness zone 5a
posted 06-11-2013 03:37 AM
Neat. I should try some of these in my secret garden. There certainly are enough rocks nearby. Great idea.
-- jroot ....... Southern Ontario .......... grow zone 5A ...................."Gardening is an exercise in optimism." ....... . . Author Unknown
posted 06-11-2013 04:03 PM
It was hard. each rock that goes on top changes the center of gravity of all the rocks below. It also doesn’t last very long, The left one was knocked over within an hour by a blue jay that tried to perch on it. I wasn’t here to see the right one fall but i’m assuming it met it’s demise at the hands of a bird as well. I can certainly see the zen aspect of the practice, as it takes a great deal of patience and you would have to dedicate some time everyday to keep in tact.
1063 posts in 2323 dayshardiness zone 7a
posted 06-12-2013 01:33 PM
Very cool – I get the Zen thing too. The center (lone) rock looks a bit like a squirrel standing on its back legs.
-- "We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." Joni Mitchell
posted 06-13-2013 02:21 PM
and a wee little bird was enough to create change. .. yah, zen
4312 posts in 2205 dayshardiness zone 5b
posted 06-18-2013 05:53 AM
I like them!
-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout
43 posts in 1635 dayshardiness zone 8
posted 07-29-2013 05:23 PM
I would love to do this but my grandson wold drive me nuts getting near it.It is very nice.
-- No mater where you go there you are ~dave~
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