Monthly Archives: April 2017

Grittleton Plant and Food Fair

The fifth Grittleton Plant and Food Fair will be taking place on Sunday 28 May 2017. Set in the stunning surrounds of Grittleton House, plant lovers and ‘foodies’ are in for a real treat, with the chance to browse the many stalls selling plants from specialist nurseries,

Ginkgo roots

Last year I added a large pumice drainage layer to the bottom of my bonsai pot, to see what difference it would make to the root development of some of the Ginkgo bonsai trees. The soil mix used was medium to small graded Akadama with 25% Kiryu, mixed in with a layer of large pumice… Read more »

Repotting a Korean Hornbeam

Repotting is nearly over for most species of trees now that Spring is finally here and hopefully all your trees are doing well. Lots of activity has been going on behind the scenes for everyone who owns a bonsai as it is a busy season ensuring that all your trees requiring repotting are carefully repotted…. Read more »

Exposition bonsai

10th anniversary of the Zen Bonsai Club and upcoming bonsai show in Neuville St Remy, north France. 22nd & 23rd April 2017