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 »
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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 »
The Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show is being held on Sunday 26th February 2017 at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY from 10.30am. We hold a raffle every year which includes many donated items from supporters of the show and we are very grateful for this. In addition we… Read more »
If you need anything bonsai related throughout the month of February visit www.hoka-en.nl and get your 15% discount by using the code BONSAI2015.
Garden sieves went on special at Aldi today (for a limited time) perfect for separating out the particle sizes of your Akadama, Kiryu, Pumice and such like. They are £4.99 each so a bit of bargain, nudge, nudge, wink, wink. You’ll find them here
It is now only 5 days before our Winter Image Show this Sunday and Paul B gave an update on the final preparations and we discussed the last remaining arrangements and set up times. This was then followed by a talk firstly from Terry Adams on how to prepare your bonsai trees for a show… Read more »