Monthly Archives: July 2012

Family Fun Day – Queens Park, Swindon

At last the sun came out in Swindon and it got very warm in the afternoon, with not a cloud in the sky. This was just in time for the annual event at Queens Park, in the centre of Swindon; as part of ‘Love your Parks’ the Queens Park Committee hold a  family fun day. A small… Read more »

Bristol Bonsai Show 2012

Sunday 19th August is the date set for the Bristol Bonsai Society annual members’show being held at Failand Village Hall, near Bristol on. Our very own Terry Adams will be representing Swindon and exhibiting a couple of trees. Guest demonstrations by Simon Temblett and John Trott. Light refreshments and a small sales area will be… Read more »

July Tree of the Month

This month was a well attended tree of the month with ten entries. Here are the trees that were in this months competition.

John Pitt workshop

What an excellent day, we had John Pitt of John Pitt Bonsai Ceramics for a whole day workshop and he ran through a critique of each of the club members trees that were brought along to the workshop.

Pyracantha bonsai history

Here is a brief photographic history of a Pyracantha as a bonsai which was given to one of the club members back in 2002.

Bonsai Roots Show, Berkshire

Newbury and District Bonsai Society hosted a bonsai show at Roots Garden Centre off Priors Court Road near hermitage today and it was a very good event.