The annual Test Valley Wood Fair held in the woods down in Chandlers Ford, Hampshire on Saturday 1st September 2018 was again a great success and the third year for having a bonsai display in the woods. Eastleigh and Solent Bonsai Societies put on the display of their bonsai trees and they were admired by… Read more »
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The winner of the Jack Bellinger Competition between Eastleigh, Solent and Wessex Bonsai went to Solent Bonsai, so congratulations for the winning display.
It was a great opportunity at this years Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show to see a fantastic array of bonsai styles, shapes and sizes as well as a good diversity of tree species. One style that captured my interest was that of the cascade and semi cascade.
This year the bonsai traders were again selling a fabulous range of everything bonsai and some of their sales tables were also great exhibits too. Here is a quick look at the traders who attended the show and hopefully everyone bought a little something from one or more of them.
The work that is involved in putting on any kind of show is usually quite considerable and this is true of a bonsai show. The Club members and their families who help to support the Swindon Bonsai Club displayed many of their own bonsai trees this year.
Shohin and Mame were represented well at this years Swindon Winter Image Show and not just as displays but as companion trees to larger trees and as part of club displays too. Here are a selection of the tiny trees that caught my attention at the show.
Thank you to all the visiting Clubs and Societies who attended the 2016 Swindon Winter Image Show, here are some of the overall club displays and more pictures will follow in future posts of the individual trees from the displays.
Paul Bowerbank is our Chairman for Swindon and District Bonsai Society and he was given an award and named on the Federation of British Bonsai (FoBBS) Roll of Honours for his dedication to promoting the art of bonsai.
There were a good range of accents on display at the Roots Bonsai Show this weekend near Newbury, a wide range of species and good to see so many in flower adding a touch of colour to the bonsai displays.