Niwaki or “Giant Bonsai”

DH did his annual pruning and preening of our juniper. He does “cloud pruning” or niwaki. To me they are “giant bonsai.” And they are beautiful. I’m thinking of adopting one of his shots as the header for the blog. His photos are pretty magnificent!

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DH photo of his niwaki junipers at end of driveway

Then there was the super moon event, which DH photographed a day early:

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Super Moon 2013

Then there’s our exuberant borders on either side of the path to the urn:

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Urn Path mid June

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Right side of the Urn Path

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Closer to the urn

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The Urn Path from the lawn


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Hi! I'm Shenandoah, an ancient gardener, attempting to age in place at home and in my garden. I'm in dream zone 7a able to grow just about anything. I want to help others plan their garden and living experience to age in place and never grow old in their hearts!

2 thoughts on “Niwaki or “Giant Bonsai”

    1. Thanks for noticing! He looked at his pruning and saw another branch-let that needed removing, so he wants to take another photo before I use it for my header. He’s such a perfectionist!

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