If you haven’t visited Kew gardens then this is a great time to go as they have a range of activities during the festive season including seasonal illuminations otherwise book a trip for 2016 and see the Orchids in February or just pop along and check out the amazing trees as well as the bonsai house.
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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 »
The Open Competition at Wessex Bonsai Society Show was well attended and the overall Best in Show went to Bill Baker with his Scots Pine. Here are the award winners from the first 3 classes and more on the other classes and wider class entries in subsequent posts.
Alan Harriman is selling his bonsai collection so for more details contact Alan via e-mail: alan.harriman1@btinternet. He can also provide further details about any of the trees shown in the photographs. Offers for individual trees can be made by e-mail to Alan or at the Open Days of March 22nd and 23rd 2014.
Here are details of the visiting clubs and societies that attend our winter image show… Artistic Bonsai Circle Cryptomeria japonica (Japanese Cedar) Zelkova serrata (Japanese Zelkova) Ulmus parvifolia ‘Corticosa’ (Cork Bark Elm) Potentilla spp. Chaenomeles japonica ‘Chojubai’ (Japanese Qunice) Juniperus chinensis (Chinese Juniper) Acer palmatum ‘Deshojo’ (Deshojo Maple)
This is one area of Kew gardens I have not been to before, and it is set out behind the new Alpine House in a quiet corner of Kew gardens near the School of Horticulture. It is a modest collection on display but this forms part of Kew’s wider bonsai tree collection.