Monthly Archives: April 2016

Glyptostrobus pensilis

Glyptostrobus pensilis or otherwise known as the Chinese swamp cypress was a great find at the BCI Convention in China as a bonsai. It makes a stunning tree in its natural environment but also an impressive bonsai too.

Ikebana @ Bonsai Exposition 2016

Ikebana, floral displays and points of interest from the Bonsai Exposition in France. There were some extra elements of interest around the whole show with small corner displays, and the central stage had a large display of Japanese items.

Surrey Heath Bonsai Show

Sunday 8th May – Surrey Heath Bonsai Show @Lord Pirbright Hall, The Green, Pirbright, Surrey. GU24 0JE Admission £2/£1 Open from 10.00am until 4pm Contact: Chris Rhodes 01276 20893 E-mail:

Orchids @ Bonsai Exposition 2016

There were some stunning Orchids at the Bonsai Exposition in France and the overall display was a floral delight. Here are some of the orchids that were on display.

Show winners @ Bonsai Exposition 2016

As part of the Bonsai Exposition, the trees were judged and here are the award winners from the show. Congratulations to all who entered and also it was good to see some many trees on display.

South Staffordshire Bonsai Show

Sunday 24th April 2016– South Staffordshire Bonsai Show @Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midland B15 3TR Open from 10.30 until 4.00pm What’s On

Bonsai @ Bonsai Exposition 2016

The main show trees at the exposition were of a range of styles, species and displays including shohin, mame, chuhin and some very large bonsai too.

North Devon Bonsai Society Show

Saturday 23th & Sunday 24th April – North Devon Bonsai Society Show @RHS Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH Admission £9.85/4.95 Open from 10.00am until 6pm Contact: Roy Hutchinson 01398 341440