The number of times I have stopped to explore some small out of the way nursery in the hope of finding some potential bonsai treasure. But I suppose like the Princess and the Frog you have to kiss a lot of frogs first.
However a few weeks ago I remembered a nursery not far away that I had not been to for a few years so perhaps it was time to give it another try. I pottered around their tree collection, poked around their shrubs and browsed through their tunnels and green houses and then just as I was about to leave I rounded a corner at the back and came across this Juniper Squamata or Himalayan Juniper, which looked as if it had been there forever
Trying hard not to get too carried away with first impressions I got down on my hands and knees for a better look (and then had…
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