Posts Tagged: fun

Wessex Bonsai Show 2017

Congratulations to everyone who went to the Wessex Bonsai Show today, it was another great bonsai show and competition. The diversity of different trees on display was excellent and the overall condition and quality was also very good.

Chinese Pots

One thing that caught my eye in some cases more than the tree was the bonsai pot whilst viewing bonsai in China. Some Chinese pots are certainly colourful and flamboyant and eye catching and hard to miss. I know a little of the history behind the ceramics of China and while researching I came across… Read more »

Mark Kerry

It is with great pleasure that I can introduce Mark Kerry to Swindon Bonsai Club. He has been a member of the club now for over a year but had extensive bonsai experience, before joining Swindon. He will be displaying some of his favourite trees that he has worked on at Swindon on the 26th… Read more »

Floral delights @ Chelsea 2016

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.

Spirit of Shohin 2016

  What a fabulous spring show of Shohin and Mame bonsai held at a stunning venue too at the RHS Gardens of Wisley. Congratulations to everyone who was part of the show especially Andy Jordan, the exhibitors and traders.

Traders @ BCI Convention

Bonsai trees as well as pots, tools, sundries and viewing stones were available for sale within the Memorial Park from various traders at the 2015 Bonsai Clubs International Convention in Guangzhou in China this September. It was a good opportunity to see what was being produced and sold within China as some of the Shohin… Read more »

Guangzhou Haizhu district Peihong Primary School

As part of the Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) Convention we got to visit Guangzhou Haizhu district Peihong Primary School (广州市海珠区培红小学), South China Bonsai heritage base. It was a fantastic field trip and we were met to an audience of the children who sang a greeting and provided us all with a range of gifts and… Read more »

Bonsai Ents

Welcome to the world of creating Bonsai Ents that Simon Temblett introduced to club members at our recent club night where Simon showed us that there can be so much more to bonsai than just a tree in a pot, how about your very own Ent.