On the way back from my Louisiana bonsai tour last year (great times, can’t wait to get back) I made a stop in Mobile Alabama and had a visit with Joe Day (he had actually offered to buy me lunch. And I’m not one to turn down a free lunch). He’s pretty well known for his seed grown trident maples and his natural rock slabs.
I took a tour of his garden…
An old trident.
A forest on one of his slabs.
Something you don’t see often, a cascade podocarpus.
And an old (old) boxwood. The last tree is in a live oak style (and extremely natural and well done). Joe has taken a study of live oaks in the South and hopefully he’ll publish his observations on their growth habits and branch patterns.
After pulling my jaw off the ground, (my poor photography does not do these trees justice…
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