On Saturday the 17th September 2016, the club held a Autumn workshop with Chris Thomas.
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What stunning autumnal colour at this years Heathrow Bonsai show, there was a full spectrum of all colours from the rainbow on display from the fruits through to leaves on some of the bonsai. Here are a few images from the show.
Thank you again for hosting another great bonsai show this year, the displays were excellent with a myriad of bonsai trees of all shapes, styles, sizes and colours on display making it very eye catching.
This month we held an autumn workshop to discuss the interesting transitional period between active and dormant. This year has produced mixed results for autumn foliage in the UK, largely down to climatic influences more than anything. I believe the Americans call looking at autumnal colour ‘leaf peeping’ which I think is a nice sentiment…. Read more »
What a wonderful autumn bonsai show today at Capel Manor with a host of trees on display and some of which had not previously been displayed.
During the re-potting season, it is an ideal opportunity to check the health of your bonsai tree roots and soil conditions. At the same time be on the look out for these little blighters who can have a fairly deviating impact on your tree roots, if they are allowed. If you find these little white… Read more »
The poster says it all, a good show within the grounds of Capel Manor College, which has some lovely gardens and woodland to walk around.
It was over to Jake Hobson for another Niwaki session today. This was the second of the two-part training programme, following up by working on trees we had decandled earlier on in May this year.
Maidenhair trees (Ginkgos) are also popular subjects for growing as penjing and bonsai; they can be kept artificially small and tended over centuries. They are amazing trees in that they are the sole surviving species of a group of Gymnosperms that flourished 65 million years ago, around the time of the dinosaurs.