I have just returned from a brief holiday to New York and was fortunate enough to visit the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens whilst I was there.
Monthly Archives: May 2011
I have just had the phone call informing me that the Fobbs display has again got a ‘Gold’ medal, making this the forth in secession. Hopefully there will be a small snippet
So many of our bonsai are Japanese tree varieties that British native trees are sometimes overlooked.
In April 2011, the club was contacted by a lady from Cirencester who was trying to find a buyer for three of her late father’s bonsai trees.
Recently Amelia and I joined Jake Hobson, acclaimed author of ‘Niwaki’ for the part one workshop on two-needled pines. The workshops comprised of two days, one in spring the other in autumn, are focused on pine maintenance. This spring workshop looked essentially
Today, Amelia, Derek Ross and I aka rent-a-crowd went to visit Ken Leaver at his bonsai nursery, Windybank in Surrey. Ken has a lovely small, very well laid out nursery and is well worth a visit. His nursery specialises in selling high quality Japanese bonsai trees, he has a fine selection and many different styles… Read more »
This month the competition had thirteen tree entries and as part of the evenings exercise we all carried out a task to judge one tree based on the new talent criteria suggested guidelines to judging.
This was a very good show with lots of very good trees exhibited. The local clubs who supported this show including