Monthly Archives: May 2015

Bonsai in May

Spring is in full flow, albeit some frosts in some areas with still fairly cold nights but hopefully all your bonsai trees have come through the winter and are coping with the cold nights here in the UK. Here is a quick generic guide to bonsai in May but for individual species check out some… Read more »

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2015

This year we helped again on the bonsai stand at Chelsea which was again superb and it was a pleasure to be able to visit and take in the delights as well as spend time with Reg and Terry on the Gold medal winning FoBBS stand.

Gold medal display @ Chelsea

There is a lot of work behind the scenes prior to the first day of RHS Chelsea Flower Show and one key element is setting up the trees on the display once the stand is constructed. It is a very large display area and requires some substantial bonsai trees to show case the art of… Read more »

8th Gold Medal @ Chelsea

This year was the 8th consecutive Gold Medal at Chelsea Flower Show for FoBBS and under the show management of Reginald Bolton from Swindon and District Bonsai Society.

Gold at RHS Chelsea

   Congratulations to Reg and the team on their gold medal win at this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show. It’s great to see all the hard work has paid off.  

Build up to Chelsea

The build up to Chelsea is months of preparation with making the stand and all the elements of the display followed then by a very busy three days building the display up at Chelsea. Reg Bolton of Swindon and District Bonsai Society and his team of supporters aid with this process and here are some… Read more »

Wessex Bonsai Show 2015

There were so many bonsai trees at the Wessex show it took sometime arranging them and so a big thank you to all the members of Wessex who helped with the organisation and made the show happen as it was a great success.

Swindon Club display @ Wessex Show

This was the Swindon and District Bonsai display at the Wessex Show this year on Sunday 3rd May, and congratulations to all those clubs and societies who put on displays and the winning club display went to Eastleigh Bonsai Society.

Winners @ Wessex Show

The Wessex Show was as usual an excellent show with a good standard of bonsai in the competition and here are the winners of each class from the Show.