Monthly Archives: November 2012

Traders @ Our Winter Show

Here is the list of confirmed Bonsai traders who are coming to our 11th Winter Image show on the 24th February 2013. John Pitt Bonsai Ceramics Wallsall Studio Ceramics Windybank Bonsai Paul Goff – Bonsai Presentations John Trott – Mendip Dai-ichi Bonsai Chris Thomas – Celtic Knot Bonsai Dan Barton – Esoteric Pots Doug Mudd… Read more »

A tribute to Manuel Gonzalez

To see such an amazing collection of trees on display from the Wessex Society at the Heathrow Show was fabulous enough, but amazing to know that trees on display were created, styled and owned by Manuel Gonzalez of the Wessex Bonsai Society which left me in even more amazement.

FOBBS Merit Awards

Two trees won the Federation of British Bonsai (FOBBS) merit awards at the Heathrow show and they were tree 107 which was a stunning Yew created and owned by Manuel Gonzalez of Wessex Bonsai Society and tree 115, a Ligustrum owned by Paul Finch of Southend Bonsai Society.

Bonsai Club International Award

At the Heathrow Show, Terry Adams of Swindon and District Bonsai Society was awarded the Bonsai Club International (BCI) award for his Pyracantha tree which was in stunning full berry glory. He was awarded this accolade by Kath Hughes from the Federation of British Bonsai (FOBBS). (Thank you Malcolm for the photo)

Surprising Nature

I posted this picture on a Bonsai forum and several members thought that they were bronze/metal toadstools that had been used. In fact, my wife collected some large fir cones and put them on the wall out in all weathers. While wandering around the garden on a cold morning I came across this and couldn’t… Read more »

Heathrow Bonsai Show 2012

Congratulations to Mark and Ming for hosting their 3rd  successful bonsai show today at The Barn, Heathrow, and despite the wet weather there was an excellent attendance from visiting clubs and societies displaying some gorgeous trees for everyone to enjoy and discuss.

Confirmed visiting Clubs and Societies to our Winter Show in 2013

We can now confirm the visiting Bonsai Clubs and Societies for our 11th Winter Image show and they are:- Swindon & District Bonsai Society Artistic Bonsai Circle Ashfield Bonsai Club Cotswold Bonsai Society Classical Bonsai Circle Dragon Bonsai Society Newbury & District Bonsai Society New Dawn Bonsai Phoenix Bonsai Group Solent Bonsai Society Sussex  Bonsai… Read more »