Cascading trees and the rocks that support them

How to shape trees into a cascading style for added drama
RELATED TOPICS: dwarf conifer | miniature trees
Supported by the vertical rock on the left and cantilevered rocks on the right, three railway lines run almost directly over one another. A blue atlas cedar grows on the top terrace and hangs over the middle terrace. Two threadleaf Japanese maples cascade over the waterfall on Jim and Jackie Ditmer’s Osaka & Orient Express.
Nancy Norris
I'd like to show you how woody trees, growing at odd angles, will tie together elements of your garden railway by allowing your eye to follow their lead. Cascading and leaning trees act as pointers to draw viewers into a story that is

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