Shashi Mohan Sharma (b July 1, 1951) of Bijnor, UP has 193 home-grown banyan bonsai plants, a collection he started as a hobby at Seohara in 1984-85. Six of them are 35 years old and the rest range from 1 to 20 years, all in a 215 sq m area. The oldest are 2 ft to 6 ft high and the shortest 2-3 in. He devotes 5-6 hr a day tending to the plants, a hobby that keeps him busy after retirement!