This weekend it was Bonsai World 2015 presented by the Sussex Bonsai Group at K2 Centre in Crawley, West Sussex. It was also in memory of Ray Ward and proved to again be a very good show at a superb venue.
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Sussex Bonsai Group put on another fabulous 2 day show this year at the wonderful K2 Centre at Crawley in West Sussex this weekend. It was a very well attended event with a good programme of events. The bonsai displays were excellent with a huge collection of bonsai trees on display including a good diversity… Read more »
This year was another great bonsai show hosted by Newbury & District Bonsai Society at Roots Garden Centre, Hermitage. It was a well attended show from 10am until 4pm with a range of visiting clubs and societies, plus traders and their was space for workshops and demonstrations.
In addition to the good selection of traders at the Bonsai Traders Event at Capel Manor, there were also four very good exhibitions put on by The Bonsai Group Enfield, Splinter Group, Middlesex Bonsai and British Suiseki.
There is a lot of work behind the scenes prior to the first day of RHS Chelsea Flower Show and one key element is setting up the trees on the display once the stand is constructed. It is a very large display area and requires some substantial bonsai trees to show case the art of… Read more »
Spring has now sprung and hopefully all your bonsai trees have come through the winter. Here is a quick generic guide to bonsai in April but for individual species check out some of the other species-specific posts.
This was the first time I had come across Daibokai who are a family run business from Germany. They were one of the many traders who attended the open weekend at Lodder Bonsai bv in the Netherlands and some of their scrolls were inspired as well as fun too and the art work was excellent.
This show was contained within the Lodders open day, an opportunity for members Sho Ryu Kai group to display their trees. This happens usually twice a year, once in late winter/early spring and the later in the autumn. The group has some very knowledagble members with some beautiful specimens of all sizes of tree.
There was a good selection of evergreen bonsai at the Shohin UK II Exhibition 2015 from Junipers through to Black and Red Pines plus Hinoki cypress, Yew and Larch which technically is a deciduous conifer but I have added it into this set anyway.
Here were some of the other accents at our Winter Image Show…