The Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) hosted their annual show this weekend in Melksham and it was a great success. I was fortunate to win the two classes I entered with my Fockea edulis and Plectranthus ernstii and there were so many wonderful and diverse species of cacti and succulent… Read more »
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Tonights club night was ferns with Steve Mckee and it was informative, fun and refreshing to hear how Steve collects, propagates and grows his ferns. He was able to provide useful insights into the growing of ferns and use of them as accents. He has been successful with a range of species and enjoys expanding… Read more »
This was a fun evening dedicated to accent plants and all things alpine and accent like. It was great to have Parnham Bungalow Plants visiting so we could all buy some great alpines to expand our accent collections.
It was another good bonsai show at Wessex Bonsai Club this year with lots of club displays, a good amount of entires into the show and below are a few images from the day. Congratulations to all those who entered the open classes and also those who were fortunate to be winners of their class.
A fun day was had by all at the workshop with John Armitage. We all bought in lots of trees to work on and get help and advice from John on styling, development, pruning and much more. Below are a few images from the day. Well worth attending the full day workshops as you can… Read more »
One trader who caught my eye and interest this weekend at the Lodder Bonsai open weekend was Lotus Bonsai Studio. Wow was my first impression to his stunning pots with such artistic flare and detail, they were wonderful. In addition he had some exquisite mame bonsai over rocks which has inspired me to have a… Read more »
Year on year it is a pleasure to write up the Swindon Winter Image Show report, as it is always such a fun day and a positive experience at the show and everything about the show.
Swindon Club Members put on a great display of their bonsai trees at this years show with a good range of species and styles to be seen. Many of the club members have been growing and developing their bonsai trees over many years and some date back to the late 1960’s. Here are the photos… Read more »
Thank you to all the individual exhibitors at our Swindon Winter Image show this year, again stunning trees, beautifully presented and great to admire all day. We had exhibitors from all over the UK including Michel Brohet who travelled all the way from Belgium to exhibit his Pinus sylvestris in a Bryan Albright pot. Below… Read more »
Grant has generously donated some of his Bonsai Name Plates to the raffle at our Winter Show this weekend.