Monthly Archives: May 2017

FoBBS @Chelsea Flower Show 2017

This year there were a range of different trees on the Federation of British Bonsai display and the public were keen to ask many questions about the hobby of bonsai and the trees throughout the day.

Chelsea delights 2017

As usual Chelsea Flower Show was full of floral delights, sculptures and so much more, here was a gem found on the Suwada stand made from the off cuts of the amazing tools they produce. 

Show Gardens @Chelsea Flower Show

It was great to be able to visit some of the larger show gardens and displays at Chelsea this year and the purple theme was throughout many of the planting schemes in addition to a good selection of conifers amongst the plantings. Here are a few images of some of the gardens that caught my… Read more »

Cacti and Succulents @Chelsea Flower Show

This was one amazing Cacti display which won a Gold for Southfield Nurseries and a well deserved one at this. It was blooming beyond anything I have seen before and incredible with the diversity of colour and cacti present, congratulations. A general theme throughout Chelsea Flower Show this year was that of cacti and succulents,… Read more »

John Trott Gold @Chelsea 2017

Massive congratulations to John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio for a Gold this year at Chelsea Flower Show with his stunning bonsai display. Here are a few images from his display and the Azaleas were in full bloom.

Inside the Pavilion @Chelsea Flower Show

This year the vibrancy and variation of plants on display in the Pavilion was exceptional and anyone visiting now only got a colourful array to feast the eyes on but also the scents from all the plants was exquisite. Below are a few images from the show for your enjoyment.

Gold at Chelsea

We are proud to announce The Federation of British Bonsai Socities won a gold medal this year at Chelsea. Congratulations to the team for this fantastic achievement.

Mark Follon fissured pots

Have you seen Mark Follons fissured pots? I came across these pots recently on the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS)¬†Facebook page, and they are stunning. So much fun in such a pot, which is very versatile in use for all plants. Thinking about getting one or two for bonsai accents or may be even… Read more »