Another nice show at Failands, Near Bristol. Unfortunately, I had to leave before any awards were announced.
Monthly Archives: August 2013
The society was invited to exhibit at this year’s Wanborough Show, a non-profit local show to Swindon with a good selection of entertainment, you can find out more about the show here or enjoy pictures of our trees
We call it Tokonoma night but as Mr Bailey pointed out these are, quite rightly, three point displays. Three point display night sounds more like something one would do in a car park though so we’ll go with Tokonoma for now.
If you are fascinated by trees then you cannot but love the Cupressaceae family of which belong the Redwoods, Wellingtonia and the Swamp Cypress and you should consider them a challenge to bonsai.
There are three main components to tree physiology and they are the roots, the trunk and the crown and here is a brief guide in the context of bonsai trees which are only a scaled down version of a regular tree. Any tree or shrub or plant can be used for bonsai but some work… Read more »
Award winners from Bonsai World 2013 at K2 Crawley. Photos courtesy of Mark Cooper.
More images below of some of the trees present….
So you want to keep a bonsai tree, you are not alone in this and may be you have even had one before but it died as is common to hear however it probably wasn’t your fault so here is a simple guide to starting out for the first time or having a second go.
The Olive is from the Oleaceae family and this is a genus of over forty species and they make great bonsai trees.