Posts Tagged: bonsai

Homage to the Hornbeam

  Hornbeams are a fabulous tree for bonsai, a firm favourite with many and for good reason. You can see from the impressive image above that they can be of majestic proportions and this is one of our members trees which he has had for many years and developed it into this fine specimen.

Confirmed visiting Clubs and Societies to our Winter Show in 2013

We can now confirm the visiting Bonsai Clubs and Societies for our 11th Winter Image show and they are:- Swindon & District Bonsai Society Artistic Bonsai Circle Ashfield Bonsai Club Cotswold Bonsai Society Classical Bonsai Circle Dragon Bonsai Society Newbury & District Bonsai Society New Dawn Bonsai Phoenix Bonsai Group Solent Bonsai Society Sussex  Bonsai… Read more »

Heathrow Bonsai Show

This years show is even bigger, and even more club displays. The poster has all the details for a good day out

Nature as inspiration

Puzzlewood is an awesome woodland attraction near the village of Coleford in the Forest of Dean. We took a day trip to visit the awe inspiring woods following a recommendation from a fellow bonsai enthusiast and were not disappointed.  

Chelsea Flower Show 2012 – ‘GOLD’

Gold again at Chelsea Flower Show – well done Reg, Hon Club President and his team on the 5th gold medal on the trot. The display included three trees from other exhibitors on the FOBBS stand, all the other trees are from the Swindon Club.

Videos of our show

Here are links to two short videos that have been uploaded to youtube that show a brief tour of some of the trees that were on display at our 10th Anniversary Winter Image Show, hope you enjoyed the show for all those who visited it and hope those that didn’t can get a flavour from… Read more »

Exhibiting at shows and show preparation

It is now only 5 days before our Winter Image Show this Sunday and Paul B gave an update on the final preparations and we discussed the last remaining arrangements and set up times. This was then followed by a talk firstly from Terry Adams on how to prepare your bonsai trees for a show… Read more »

Lodders Bonsai, Holland trip

This was our sixth visit to HOKA-EN Bonsai studio also known as Lodders in Holland and once again we were stunned at the superb quality and choice of Bonsai trees for sale. It takes considerable time just to assess the range of Bonsai trees on offer and to pick

Noelanders Show 2012

After a trip down to Folkestone, an overnight stay and an early morning, [even Paul H didn’t manage to get his cooked breakfast] it was onto the train and in about 30 mins we were in France. Unfortunately, the weather decided to turn very wet and with the other traffic on the E40 you could only… Read more »