Recently I went on a day trip to The Newt in Somerset as part of a Horticultural Society day out. I was amazed at the transformation of the gardens and wider site which are well worth a visit. There is a newly created Japanese Garden with a beautiful bonsai display and Niwaki garden trees which… Read more »
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Tonight was all about wiring and Mark Kerry did a talk on the principles of wiring followed by one-to-one guidance on wiring specific club members’ trees to aid with their own wiring.
The Saturday workshop was excellent with Chris Thomas and the day flew by with bonsai trees of all species and sizes being worked upon. Here is a selection of the bonsai trees being developed. Acer palmatum development
What a fantastic bonsai show, bringing together so many amazing people in one location to talk about bonsai, display their own bonsai trees and have the opportunity to buy bonsai supplies. With everything available from the bonsai traders from bonsai trees to tools, soils, fertilisers and so much more. It is such a friendly atmosphere… Read more »
If you are interested in bonsai then this was the show to attend, as it is open to all those who are interested in the hobby of bonsai and provides a chance for anyone who belongs to a bonsai club or society an opportunity to display their own bonsai trees together. If you are interested… Read more »
This year was another fantastic year for the bonsai club displays with 36 clubs present displaying their club members’ bonsai trees there was something for everyone to enjoy. With so many individuals from each club collectively coming together to display their own designs and styles and tree species of bonsai it was fabulous to see… Read more »
There was a general buzz about the hall all day with everyone checking out the latest traders and everything they had to offer for sale. It was great to see so many visitors, as well as exhibitors, walking about proudly with their new purchases, I was one of those too as I found a stunning… Read more »
This year’s display in the Great Pavilion by David Cheshire Nurseries Limited was of Japanese garden plants, Niwaki, bonsai and choice plants. David’s display was awarded a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Gold Medal and some of the species included Japanese White Pine (Pinus parviflora), Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris), a wide range of Maples including Acer… Read more »
Great to see the RHS Chelsea Flower Show back for 2022 and celebrations for Derbyshire Bonsai on their Gold Medal for their bonsai display at the show. Their display was on an oval stand design with separate viewing angles and the use of screens to provide a very clean backdrop providing a silhouette of the… Read more »
Congratulations to this years Federation of British Bonsai (FoBBS) team for achieving an amazing 12 point Gold Medal at the Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea Flower Show.