Search: gilroy gardens axel; axel erlandson
Why: In Reader's Digest, "Four Ways of Looking at a Tree":
Inspired by his observations of tree limbs that had naturally fused together (a phenomenon called inosculation), he began to cut and meld together different trees' trunks and branches into a single, fantastical tree... "The Basket Tree" - the result of grafting six sycamores at 42 different points - is one of 19 of his living artworks on display at Gilroy Gardens, a theme park in California.
Answer: Omg neat:
The More You Know: Gilroy Gardens (in Gilroy, CA, sorta near Santa Cruz) is the only California theme park with a horticultural theme. The park is a non-profit organization created and designed to educate guests and foster a greater appreciation of the natural world and man's ability to shape it. Who wants to go play in the Tree Top Sprayground?