Here is a photographic over view of some of the accents on display at the Exposition de Bonsai at Neuville-Saint-Rémy in France from the weekend of the 12th and 13th April 2014 for your enjoyment.
Repotting season for the majority of tree species is at an end and here are a few examples of some of the bonsai trees that have been repotted this year showing the variation in root type plus root development on each tree. Continue reading
Forsythia are a stunning bonsai that are at their best this time of year due to the bright yellow flowers that signify the start of Spring. The flowers form before the leaves so you get the full advantage of being able to see the flowers without them being hidden underneath a full canopy of leaves. Forsythia are Continue reading
Here is another gallery of images from the Exposition de Bonsai in France on the weekend of the 12th and 13th April and you can see some of the stunning broadleaved and unusual bonsai tree species that were on display. Continue reading
This was our first visit to see the Bonsai trees on display at the Exposition de Bonsai in Neuville-Saint-Rémy in April this year and we were not disappointed. It was great to see Bonsai trees displayed that we had not seen displayed elsewhere and also to see such a good diversity of tree species, styles and sizes. The quality of the trees on display was excellent with a very high standard of presentation too.
The Myrtle demonstration by Olivier Barreau was excellent and thank you again to Alain Hector the President of Zen Bonsai Club for organising the translation into English by Nicolas Baleux who was also an award winner at the Exposition de Bonsai for his Azalee Satsuki Juko. The focus of the demonstration by Olivier was Continue reading
Here is an interesting article in a French newspaper following on from the Saturday of the Exposition de Bonsai which was a great success and an excellent Bonsai show to visit for the weekend. It is held every two years so book in for 2016 on your bonsai events calendar as an event to visit.
If you are looking for a great reference book on garden plants of Japan then look no further than for this exquisite volume with full colour photographic examples of the diverse range of Continue reading
It was won by one of our own Swindon Bonsai Club Members and he has been working hard to improve the crown shape and development through Continue reading