Shohin Class 6 was defined by the size of the entry initially and all trees needed to be less than 12 inches in dimension on all sides, however depending on which definition you use the size of Shohin classification can vary but for this is was larger than the Mame classification and as stated all… Read more »
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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.
This was our first visit to see the Bonsai trees on display at the Exposition de Bonsai in Neuville-Saint-Rémy in April this year and we were not disappointed. It was great to see Bonsai trees displayed that we had not seen displayed elsewhere and also to see such a good diversity of tree species, styles… Read more »
Thank you to all who helped to put on the show from the visitors, exhibitors, traders, clubs and societies, raffle prize donators, Swindon Club members and the centre staff to name but a few.
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.
So you want to keep a bonsai tree, you are not alone in this and may be you have even had one before but it died as is common to hear however it probably wasn’t your fault so here is a simple guide to starting out for the first time or having a second go.
I am not sure at this point if this is more of an observation that a tip.
Our Winter Image show is fast approaching on the 24th February and you will be able to see a great collection of deciduous bonsai trees on display to their full advantage without their leaves, so you can admire their tracery and branch formation. However, this is not to say that you not also see some… Read more »
The tree of the month competition was well attended and the winner goes to Paul Bowerbank this month for his Siberian Elm. In second place was a beautiful Larch from Dennis Henly and in joint third were a Yew that belongs to Mike Partridge and a Cork Bark Elm of Derek May. There was… Read more »
Recently there have been some fabulous examples of root over rock styles at bonsai shows throughout the UK and some excellent examples were present at Heathrow bonsai show this month. This technique of planting the bonsai over a rock or even clinging to a rock is not an easyone to perfect and to be convincing