It is no question that nature often inspires some of the best design (see Nature and Design). There are countless incredible trees in this world, each amazing to look at in its own right – especially those that are particularly unique or strange. Take a look at our collection of the 10 Weirdest Trees on Earth.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit. – D. Elton Trueblood
The two trees above are sculpted trees by Axel Erlandson. Sculpting trees is also known as Arborsculpture. Visitors come from all over the world to see his horticulture attraction in Santa Cruz, California.