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If you wanted an opportunity to buy a bonsai or anything bonsai related then this was an ideal place to go to find everything you ever need for bonsai at this weekends Spirit of Shohin Show 2016. It was held at the RHS Gardens at Wisley, Surrey which was a superb venue and the traders area was extensive. Continue reading

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Celtis sinensis is from the Ulmaceae family, which is part of the nettle trees or hackberries. They are elegant fast growing trees which reach a medium size and are deciduous. They are not so well known in the UK as bonsai but there were some impressive bonsai specimens of this species at the BCI Convention in China. Celtis sinensis originates from East China, Korea and Japan and is widely used in these countries for bonsai. Continue reading

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If you haven’t seen many different styles of bonsai then take a look at some of these amazing shapes and styles that we saw at the BCI convention in China in 2015. They will certainly give you something to think about…and hopefully you will be coming to the Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 28th February 2016 to see some of the fabulous bonsai that will be on display there. Continue reading