This weekend was the Saturday workshop with Lee Verhorevoort from Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai and this was an ideal opportunity for all club members to get professional advice from Lee and get pruning and style tips and guidance on your own bonsai trees. Lee spent the entire day working around the room on everyone’s bonsai trees. He spent time… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Privet
The range of broadleaved trees at the Shohin UK II Exhibition 2015 was broad and diverse and the quality of the trees was excellent. Species ranging from Potentilla, through to Berbers, Gardenia, Zelkova, Chinese Elm, Privet and Quince to name a few.
This year at our Winter Show there were also some stunning evergreen / coniferous trees including a great collection of both Japanese White Pines and Japanese Black Pines as well as one or two admired examples of Scots Pines.
Sculpture and bonsai tend to go hand in hand and it is an opportunity to create something that is unique and unusual whilst still maintaining a living bonsai tree and Simon has been perfecting techniques like this over 30 years developing his experience, he is now sharing it with us.
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 »
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.
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 »
This month there were six trees in the tree of the month competition and the winner was the Hinoki Cypress