Posts Tagged: Gardens

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Wow and wow again is the only way to describe the Gardens by the Bay in SIngapore. What an amazing location and site, a botanical dream and inspiration all in one place. The scale, presence, magnificence and beauty is incredible. We were fortunate to visit during Christmas so the gardens were buzzing with people visiting… Read more »

Inspiration @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

The gardens were established in 1859 by the Agri-Horticultural society, and the Singapore Botanic Garden (SBG) was originally designed by Lawrence Niven. It continues to this day to be a regional centre for plant science, research and conservation in Southeast Asia. Plus is instrumental in the greening and transformation of Singapore into a Garden City… Read more »

Show Gardens @Chelsea Flower Show

It was great to be able to visit some of the larger show gardens and displays at Chelsea this year and the purple theme was throughout many of the planting schemes in addition to a good selection of conifers amongst the plantings. Here are a few images of some of the gardens that caught my… Read more »

Ancient and veteran trees

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 »

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.

Bonsai inspiration

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.

Bonsai hunting in the Netherlands

What a great weekend bonsai hunting so much to see and buy at the Lodder Bonsai Open Weekend with over 20 traders, exhibitions, displays and activities for all the family.

Chelsea Flower Show 2013

For all those who want to see a bit more of Chelsea Flower Show, here are a few images from the show… hope you enjoy