Well, it was another grand bonsai event start to 2016 with the first UK show of the season hosted by Swindon and District Bonsai Society. This year’s show was again a resounding success with over 450 attendees from visitors, traders, clubs and societies, judges, including invited guests and club members.
Monthly Archives: February 2016
Drum roll please.
The club meets on the first Wednesday of each month (except January) at 7.30pm at Speen Village Hall, Newbury. Most of the meetings include hands-on workshops where we bring trees to work on and get advice from other members of the club. They hold frequent discussions, presentations and demonstrations on various bonsai topics: horticultural skills, practical… Read more »
If you are looking to buy a bonsai tree then here is a selection of bonsai trees of all species, shapes and sizes and budgets that are available from Lodder Bonsai BV in Holland. You can visit the nursery direct or buy from their online shop or attend one of their open days and the… Read more »
I have eventually put all the elements together for the Arihato Award. Thanks to Paul Bowerbank for the stand and continued encouragement despite my inability to finish anything and Timpsons for the engraved plaque. This award is in memory of Arihato Anand, a dedicated small, larch tree specialist, from Holland. He travelled to his spiritual destination this… Read more »
If you are looking to create a Japanese garden to set off your bonsai display or just to enhance your garden then take a look at some of the amazing garden trees that are available to buy or even start one off yourself. These are available from Lodder Bonsai BV in Holland and for more… Read more »
Thank you once again Vic Harris for donating two stunning bonsai pots for our raffle as prizes at our Swindon Winter Image show on the Sunday 28th February 2016. Vic and Glyn Harris are Erin Bonsai Pottery and they create hand made bonsai and accent pots of exquisite detail and design and are a must… Read more »
John Pitt of John Pitt Bonsai Ceramics will be present at the Swindon Bonsai Winter Image Show 2016 on Sunday 28th February. Here is a sneak preview of some of his new pot creations and new colours of pots he will be selling at the show. If you want one, you will need to be… Read more »
On March 12 (Saturday) and 13 (Sunday), Lodder Bonsai bv and Hoka-en will hold their annual Open House. They have prepared an interesting programme during these 2 days. Demonstrations on Saturday by Vaclav Novak and on Sunday by Hotsumi Terakawa; a bonsai exhibition by the members of bonsai club Shoryukai.
Here are some of the raffle prizes available at the Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 28th February 2016 at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY. For your chance to win one of these bonsai trees which are from Lodder Bonsai bv any many more prizes come along to the show from 10.30am… Read more »