Michael presented a mame display made up of 6 of his trees with a bamboo and moss accent. He is a long standing member of Swindon Bonsai Club and has grown most of the mame trees from cuttings since 2014 at this years club show.
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Swindon Bonsai Society has become an affiliate member of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). As part of the benefits of now being an affiliate member we have taken out their club insurance too. This was following a review of insurance policies from a range of sources with a view to ensuring we are getting the… Read more »
We are proud to announce The Federation of British Bonsai Socities won a gold medal this year at Chelsea. Congratulations to the team for this fantastic achievement.
Another fantastic year for bonsai with a Gold medal for 2016 for the Federation of British Bonsai. With 22 bonsai trees from Swindon Bonsai Club and 5 accents out of the 25 bonsai trees on display. Reginald Bolton and Terry Adams initially started helping on the FoBBs stand since 1996 and in 1998 they took… Read more »
Here are a few images from Andy Jordan showing the preparations at Chelsea Flower Show of the FoBBS bonsai stand. Looking forward to seeing the finished display. The show opens this week.
This year we helped again on the bonsai stand at Chelsea which was again superb and it was a pleasure to be able to visit and take in the delights as well as spend time with Reg and Terry on the Gold medal winning FoBBS stand.
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 »
This year was the 8th consecutive Gold Medal at Chelsea Flower Show for FoBBS and under the show management of Reginald Bolton from Swindon and District Bonsai Society.
The build up to Chelsea is months of preparation with making the stand and all the elements of the display followed then by a very busy three days building the display up at Chelsea. Reg Bolton of Swindon and District Bonsai Society and his team of supporters aid with this process and here are some… Read more »
Sutton Bonsai Society held their show today at the prestigious RHS Wisley Gardens, Surrey. There was a good amount of admiring public as the show was included within the entrance fee at Wisley’s gate. An on-site RHS conifer specialist took the time in the morning to walk and talk us from the show, out to… Read more »