Posts Tagged: Bonsai trees

Ritta Cooper at our show

It was a really privilege to see Ritta’s mame display, such compact, well developed trees displayed so well and to such a high standard. The whole display had a natural balance and harmony and each tree was able to shine as well as compliment the whole display. Definitely an award winning display and well deserved Ritta. The 6 tree… Read more »

John Armitage at our show

John set up a Kifu display that included a Chinese Juniper (Juniperus chinensis itoigawa). It originated from Japan and was in a Walsall pot and he has owned it for 11 years. As part of the same display he had a Spindle (Euonymus spp.) also from Japan in a Housen pot.

Traders at our show

Thank you again to all the bonsai traders who came to this years Swindon Winter Image Show, it was a great day we thank you for all your support and look forward to seeing you again next year on Sunday 23rd February 2020. ·      Windybank ·      David Jones of Walsall Studio Ceramics ·      Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai ·      John Trott… Read more »

Mark & Ritta Cooper at our show

Mark and Ritta have some stunning trees and this year they did not disappoint with the two main exhibition trees they displayed. The first was a Mountain Maple (Acer palmatum) from Japan that they have owned for 5 years now since 2014. It was in a Tokoname Shuho pot and had the most magnificent ramification. This tree also… Read more »

Mo Fagan at our show

Mo presented a Japanese larch group (Larix  kaempferi) which was constructed in around 1990 and is in a John Pitt pot and has been in Mo’s ownership for 8 years.

Raffle prizes won with delight

It is with thanks that I write this post to everyone who donated a raffle prize for our Swindon Winter Image Show 2019. Congratulations to everyone who won one of the 32 prizes and who bought raffle tickets. The prizes on offer were superb from bonsai trees to hand made bonsai pots, a group wire… Read more »

Accents at our show

This year the accents followed a theme as spring has come early so many bulbs were in bloom so a very colourful display of accents on show. With over 60 accents throughout the exhibition you were spoilt for choice with selecting a winner and John Trott had the difficult task for this. He sponsors the… Read more »

David Johnson at our show

David displayed an Antarctic Beech (Nothofagus antartica), which he has had from a cutting for 26 years in a Beryl Thorpe pot. He also displayed a Korean Hornbeam (Carpinus turczaninowii), that he obtained from a trader 16 years ago and it was in a Dan Barton pot.

Beryl Thorpe at our show

Beryl presented a four tree shohin display with three trees on a shohin display stand and one set to the right with an accompanying Davallia fern. The Elm within the display also won the Arihato award so well done Beryl.