This years show is even bigger, and even more club displays. The poster has all the details for a good day out
Monthly Archives: October 2012
The Autumn Bonsai Show was held at Capel Manor Gardens in Enfield today by The Bonsai Group Enfield.
While browsing the internet, I came across more photo’s taken by Dan Burn-Forti from this years Winter Image show and thought that they should be linked through as they are of two of Swindon’s Bonsai Club members so all can see, so here they are.
Recently I noticed some fungi show up on my Korean Hornbeam bonsai and I assumed they were a form of mycorrhiza fungi but was not 100% certain and whilst I was at the Arboricultural Association Conference at Reading I went to a great lecture by Ted Green who was discussing and sharing his ideas on… Read more »
Akebia quinata is commonly called the Chocolate vine and is a climbing plant that is semi evergreen and a very vigorous grower. It has green leaves or leaflets in clusters with tendrils and develops chocolate purple flowers in the spring.
This year so far has not produced great growing conditions for some species of tree, whilst others have flourished. In particular Korean Hornbeams have not produced the same level of growth as last year.
This month was a photographic night and workshop and Reg Bolton kindly brought in his lights and Paul brought the back drop to enable the club members to photograph their bonsai trees. The evening was full of discussion and members shared views on how their trees have faired this year with such changeable weather conditions…. Read more »