John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio – RHS Master Grower 2019

John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio has been recognised as a Master Grower by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2019 and had an amazing bonsai stand and display at this years RHS Malvern Spring Show in the Floral marquee. 


John holds 88 RHS Gold medals and is a leading bonsai specialist who is dedicated to the teaching bonsai and runs up to 38 bonsai workshops per year in addition to attending a wide range of shows including the main RHS Flower Shows.

His stand combined a multitude of elements including a a stunning bonsai display, demonstrations by ten bonsai enthusiasts on styling, wiring, pruning and making kusamono and kokedama. As well as offering general advice and guidance on bonsai and a comprehensive sales stand where you could buy all you needed to start the hobby of bonsai. 

RHS Master Grower

Bonsai display and education

It was a great 4 day show and hopefully many were inspired to take up the hobby of bonsai and enjoy trees of all species and all shapes and sizes.