Ancient trees Have you seen an Ancient tree or veteran tree recently, well if not have a closer look at bonsai trees, as many of these are like miniature replicas of ancient and veteran trees in nature. If you are a fan of old trees then join in the Ancient tree hunt and help get… Read more »
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This year was another excellent year not just for bonsai but for all the gardens, floral displays and plants. It was great fun to explore the grounds and find such colourful and beautiful designs all around. Here are a few things that caught my eye.
In preparation for the Swindon Winter Show 2016 we will be posting a series of posts on the traders who will be attending the show and the first profile is of Stone Monkey Ceramics and Andrew Prett-Pearson.
Trees are a passion for so many people across the world and here are some inspirational trees that I have seen on my travels that guide the types of bonsai trees I want to design or already have in my collection.
In general there are a few rules when it comes to pot colour selection that are based around aesthetics in order that your bonsai trees are displayed to their advantage.
Simon Temblett brought a series of his own bonsai trees in for our monthly club night and talked through his approach creating some fascinating works of art and stunning bonsai. He has over the years created very classical bonsai for which he is well known for, these he has created from raw material or garden centre… Read more »
Dan and Cecilia Barton make wonderful unique pots of all shapes and sizes and no two pots are alike or the same which is fabulous. They have developed various techniques to produce some stunning accent pots with superb glazes making them quite eye catching to say the least and amazing styles and shapes too. Here… Read more »
Self styled bonsai is for the majority where the rewards are in creating and designing a bonsai tree in an image that represents to you all that is bonsai but it can take time and patience to create the image you want.
Walsall Studio Ceramics are to be a trader at our Winter Image Show and they have kindly donated a pot for the raffle which can be won on Sunday 23rd February by entering the raffle.
This months club night was a general workshop and it was well attended with many club members bringing in all sorts of trees to work on in various ways. Some were re-potting, some were pruning, styling and others designing, whilst some were happy to watch and learn.