reminder that these trees are full grown. amazing.
a tree is a tree no matter how small
I don’t know about the other 3, but the top left can grow to be a normal sized shrub. Bonzai is a technique of stubbing growth.
I want one. I shall name it and love it forever.
spring night — one hour worth
a thousand gold coins;
clear scent of flowers,
songs and flutes upstairs — threads of sound;
in the garden, a swing,
where night is deep and still.
— su tung-p’o (1037-1101ce)
photos by atomiczen in new zealand’s lake tekapo and tazmania’s cradle mountain