Well, it was another grand bonsai event start to 2016 with the first UK show of the season hosted by Swindon and District Bonsai Society. This year’s show was again a resounding success with over 450 attendees from visitors, traders, clubs and societies, judges, including invited guests and club members.
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John Pitt of John Pitt Bonsai Ceramics will be present at the Swindon Bonsai Winter Image Show 2016 on Sunday 28th February. Here is a sneak preview of some of his new pot creations and new colours of pots he will be selling at the show. If you want one, you will need to be… Read more »
The Chinese traditional Bonsai Art is that of Lingnan Penjing Bonsai and it enjoys a world wide reputation for its vigorous, elegant and unrestrained style of harmonious composition, as well as its very own special ‘Grow and Clip Method’. This approach is more natural and refined and tasteful and have continued to develop to this… Read more »
If you are wanting to see bonsai this year, then have a look through the list of shows and events this year for the UK where you will see some stunning bonsai on display of all styles, shapes and sizes. There will also be opportunities at most of the events to buy bonsai and bonsai… Read more »
The main pines at Pinsongqiu, Daliang County, Shunde in China were that of Pinus massoniana (马尾松) which are commonly known as the Chinese red pine, Masson’s pine or horsetail pine. They are a species native to Taiwan, central and southern China and Hong Kong plus northern Vietnam. In their natural environment they grow at low altitudes… Read more »
The Splinter Group was formed from an initial idea which had been touched upon many times by both Big Steve and Little Steve. Although members at various times of both Middlesex Society and the Capel Manor Group they found that they really wanted to display in a different way to the usual club format of… Read more »
In preparation for the Swindon Winter Show 2016 we will be posting a series of posts on the traders who will be attending the show and the first profile is of Stone Monkey Ceramics and Andrew Prett-Pearson.
This was a collection of bonsai that kept inspiring, because in addition to a stunning massive collection of the finest Pinus massoniana there was a wide variety of other tree species on display as bonsai too including Giant Redwoods! This collection was in the Daliang County of Shunde in China in a place called Pinsongqiu,… Read more »
Carmona microphylla is a common species used for indoor or otherwise tropical bonsai in the UK and is one species many people starting the bonsai hobby have once owned or even still own. It is commonly called the Fukien tea tree.