These images show a collecting trip for wild Juniper bonsai material (Juniperus sabina var. sabina) from an elevated (1400 metre high) area in Northern Spain. The area experiences snow all Winter that weighs down the wild Juniper Sabina growing in the area.
Digging the low-lying, or prostrate, Juniper yamadori
Collected Juniper bonsai with their rootballs shrink-wrapped to keep them moist, in preparation for the journey back to the bonsai nursery