Posts Tagged: history

The Art of Lingnan Penjing Bonsai

The Chinese traditional Bonsai Art is that of Lingnan Penjing Bonsai and it enjoys a world wide reputation for its vigorous, elegant and unrestrained style of harmonious composition, as well as its very own special ‘Grow and Clip Method’. This approach is more natural and refined and tasteful and have continued to develop to this… Read more »

Yu Yuan Gardens, Shanghai

The Yu Garden or Yu Yuan Gardens (豫園, s 豫园) in China were stunning, an amazing place to visit whilst touring around the country. The architecture was wonderful with traditional roof tops and decor to be admired and so much history it was inspiring to learn more about the cultural aspects of China here.

Swindon Bonsai Society – the earlier years

At our last club meeting Reg Bolton shared a few slides of our club’s exhibits since its inception – you can find these details about our history here.  These photos reveal the initial, more experimental displays in the Swindon club’s development.