Congratulations to all those involved in hosting the 2nd International Magical Bonsai Accents Exhibition at Failand Village Hall, Bristol on Saturday 19th July as this was a great success and all who attended had a great day. Continue reading
Alongside the traders, Enfield and Sutton bonsai societies exhibited their trees. Continue reading
To encourage ramification and crown development of your bonsai you will need to remove certain apical buds or stem tips periodically. Continue reading
Monkaburi is the term used to describe trees with a branch leaning out over a pathway or gateway and this is also referred to as a welcome branch. These are common to see in Japan over doorways and entrances and this is something that can be built into your bonsai design on Pines in particular. Continue reading
There were some good examples of moss used as top dressing at the Exposition de Bonsai in France at their recent Bonsai Show, here are some of them. Continue reading
Now this is a well awaited book totally dedicated to the world of Conifers, it is a superb compilation of every different conifer imaginable world wide. It was first published in 2012 (ISBN 9781907057151) and demonstrates a true dedication to horticulture and conifers by the authors Aris G. Auders and Derek P. Spicer.
Many species of trees flower and some are more conspicuous than others and some put on a superb floral display. In May the most common flowering species of trees, shrubs and climbers Continue reading
Broadleaved trees make for excellent bonsai in the United Kingdom and there is a good selection of native broadleaved trees to choose from including:-