Posts Tagged: bonsai

Autumn workshop

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 »

Capel Manor Autumn Bonsai Show

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.

Clubs & Societies confirmed

We’ve got some great clubs confirmed for our next Winter Show. While we are on the subject, find your UK local bonsai society, or club here. Bristol Artistic Bonsai Circle Ashfield Dragon New Dawn Phoenix Splinter Group Solent Newbury Warminster Eastleigh Northern Suiseki

Mark & Ritta on Japan

Mark & Ritta Cooper have spent a great deal of time immersed in japanese culture over time. Tonight they wanted to share their exploits. They talked about the country, bonsai, koi and everything in between. Like a lot of bonsai enthusiasts it all started with koi fish and a pond, they also talked about their… Read more »

Dragon Bonsai Auction

The auction is really hotting up here at Dragon Bonsai in Wales. A great chance to pick up all sorts of stuff. There is quite a buzz in the air as some great trees have come up for sale and mini bidding wars have commenced – but in an amicable way and ably handled by Chris Thomas, an… Read more »

Bristol Bonsai Society Show

Bristol Bonsai Society members did not disappoint today and had a show stopper to boot with a stunning Taxodium distchum (Swamp Cypress/Bald Cypress) which won the public vote as well as a personal favourite of mine too. The club members bonsai displays were set up along the lines of one table per display (Tokanoma style)… Read more »

Wanborough Show

Swindon Club once again put on a display of bonsai trees at Wanborough Show. This is a well attended village show near to Swindon. Swindon Bonsai Society has mounted displays at this show for a number of years and interest from the public is always high with many people expressing interest in the art. This show provides an… Read more »

Dragon Bonsai Auction

Dragon Bonsai have set an auction into the calendar for Sunday 7th September 2014. There is also an informal workshop and other entertainment on the day before, Saturday 6th September so you could make a weekend of it – plenty of room for camping. Bonllwyn Garden Center 120 Llandybie Rd Ammanford Carmathenshire SAI8 2EE Head… Read more »