Hoka-en raffle prizes

Here are more fabulous prizes have been donated to our Swindon Winter Image raffle on the Sunday 24th February and this time from Gerrit Lodder of the Hoka-en Bonsai Studio and Lodder Bonsai BV in Holland. So if you want to win any of these then come along to Stratton Community Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, SN3 4JY.

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Erin Bonsai raffle prizes

This year we have to thank Vic Harris of Erin Bonsai again for his generous donation to our raffle at our 11th Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show of 4 fabulous bonsai pots as shown below. They were beautifully packaged for delivery and each pot is unusual and unique in style. For more information on Erin Bonsai Pots visit their website and there is a great article on how to choose the right pot for your bonsai too. So if you want to be in with a chance of winning one of these pots, then come to our show on the 24th February and enter the raffle.

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Replica of an antique bonsai pot raffle prize


At this years 11th Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show on February 24th there will be a raffle with various prizes which include a donated bonsai pot which is a replica of an antique one in the collection of Diaz Iwasaki. So please come along to see the stunning bonsai trees on display and perhaps enter the raffle for your chance to win one of the fabulous prizes on offer.

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Pre-order your Bonsai soils

It is not so long now before our Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show on the 24th February and Chrissie Leigh-Walker of Bushukan Bonsai is going to be coming along this year as a trader as well as an exhibitor.

She has offered to bring a wide range of bonsai soils so if you are looking for anything in particular, let her know in advance so she can bring sufficient quantities to save you missing out.

She will be selling Akadama, Kiru, Ezo, Pumice, Moler, Bushukan Grit, Lava rock black and brown, Leca and their own traditional mix all at competitive prices.

Contact details: Telephone: 01702 201029 / e-mail:bushukan-bonsai@ic24.net


Bonsai in the snow


Winter wonderland has come again providing a whole new winter image to your bonsai trees and some are looking amazing while others are more or less buried in the snow.

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