Category Archives: Outdoor Sculpture

Building a Rock

Bonsai Tree

by Cheryl Sykora

I have a really short needled, mother nature developed ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa, bonsai that is best shown as a semi-cascade. If everybody remembers the earlier article on ponderosa pine, short needle ponderosas grow naturally in areas of the Rockies. The ponderosa, when tipped sideways to achieve the semi-cascade, exposed a long thinner section which was more likely barked root rather than trunk. This “stalk-like” area was distracting to the overall appearance of the tree.

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by Cheryl Sykora I have a really short needled, mother nature developed ponderosa pine, Pinus ponderosa, bonsai that is best shown as a semi-cascade. If everybody remembers the earlier article on ponderosa pine, short needle ponderosas grow naturally in areas of the Rockies. The ponderosa, when tipped sideways to achieve the semi-cascade, exposed a long...

Little Free Library

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I'm very pleased with how the LFL turned out. The look is a close approximation of the actual Trinidad Memorial lighthouse. Applying stucco would have been messy, and harder to work with. The Apoxie was perfect!   Below are photos pre and post paint. 92 lbs of Apoxie used (yellow purchased from you, and 16 lbs...