A Juniper Orchid (to go with our Pine Orchid…)

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
Some of you might remember a quirky Shore Pine that we put on a post in 2017, calling it the first Pine Orchid in the yard. Yesterday this juniper was styled, and it hangs on the neighboring post that supports the shade cloth structure (thank you Bobby Curttright). The juniper is a bit of a Frankenstein: The trunk is a Rocky… Continue reading A Juniper Orchid (to go with our Pine Orchid…)

‘Stampede’ Ponderosa Pine Styling…

Originally posted on Michael Hagedorn:
There’s a story about the name ‘Stampede’. The Backcountry Bonsai guys enjoy naming the trees they collect, and having received several with memorable names I asked if this Ponderosa Pine had one. I only got an abbreviated version by text and maybe not the full story, but I gather it involved some galloping extraterrestrials or horned animals that were shooed away… Continue reading ‘Stampede’ Ponderosa Pine Styling…