Congratulations to Andy Jordan with his awesome collection of shohin trees and the harmonious composition and attention to detail of his award winning display.
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Well done John Pitt for winning the Best Conifer / Evergreen award for your Mugo Pine, a great achievement and a stunning example of a Pinus mugo ‘Pumilio’.
Congratulations to Mark and Ritta Cooper for winning the Best Chuhin category with their Mountain Maple (Acer palmatum), which was originally from Japan, and they have owned now for 5 years and it is in a Gyozan pot.
Congratulations to Jim Butterworth for winning the Best Deciduous category with his Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) that was on the Aka Matsu club display.
This year’s show was another success with over 400 visitors and over 100 bonsai trees on display as individual exhibits or part of a club display or shohin or mame display. The show also had a wide range of traders and purchases of bonsai and associated sundries seem to be selling well on the day.
This year was amazing, the club members and volunteers who helped out on the Saturday for the set up did a great job and everything was in place well before 8pm.
Here is an update to follow on from a recent post from Graham Simpson of Dragonfly Bonsai pots. Graham was kind enough to share his new developments and recent work so here is a sneak preview prior to the Swindon Winter Image Show on Sunday 24th February 2019 when you can see Dragonfly bonsai pots… Read more »
Thanks to the support of other bonsai enthusiasts, I am now able to explore the endless possibilities offered by clay. It is a material that doesn’t follow the same rules as other three dimensional materials. Parting with a piece that I’ve obsessed over is strange, but no matter how good a bonsai pot is, it… Read more »
What an amazing day, it has given us all a greater appreciation of the time, work and detail that goes into making bonsai pots. It was a lot of fun too; we were all engrossed in our pot making throughout the day and what made the day was David Jones from Walsall Studio ceramics. He is… Read more »
Have you seen Mark Follons fissured pots? I came across these pots recently on the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) Facebook page, and they are stunning. So much fun in such a pot, which is very versatile in use for all plants. Thinking about getting one or two for bonsai accents or may be even… Read more »