Paul Bowerbank (Chairman of Swindon Bonsai Club), James Thomas (BBC Wiltshire), Moira Bowerbank Swindon Bonsai makes BBC Radio Wiltshire Exciting news, Paul Bowerbank, our Chairman was on BBC Wiltshire today on the James Thomas Break Show talking about our Winter Image Bonsai Show at Swindon tomorrow, Sunday 26th February at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Simon Temblett
It is great to see so many wonderful bonsai in one place, and here is a selection of some of the bonsai trees on display. This year also we had one exhibitor, Rudolf Mayer from Austria displaying his shohin Japanese Black pine (Pinus thunbergii) at the Swindon Winter Image Show. In addition to many people… Read more »
Simon Temblett gave an evening talk to Swindon Bonsai Club and during his talk he ran through some of his bonsai creations. One stood out, his San Jose Juniper (Juniperus chinensis) which he bought 25 years ago as a tiny plant from a garden centre.
Welcome to the world of creating Bonsai Ents that Simon Temblett introduced to club members at our recent club night where Simon showed us that there can be so much more to bonsai than just a tree in a pot, how about your very own Ent.
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.
One of Simon Tembletts more well known creations is his Boulevard Juniper (Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘boulevard’) but sadly of late this tree has been suffering from what Simon believes is natural dieback as opposed to a pest or disease problem. He puts the dieback down to mild moisture stress due to continued growth restricted to a shallow… Read more »
Who would have thought to tattoo a tree, well Simon Temblett did just that with his creative flare and design to challenge the artistry of bonsai and sculpture which is an inspiration to us all.
Simon Temblett brought a series of his own bonsai trees in for our monthly club night and talked through his approach creating some fascinating works of art and stunning bonsai. He has over the years created very classical bonsai for which he is well known for, these he has created from raw material or garden centre… Read more »
Dragon Bonsai have set an auction into the calendar for Sunday 7th September 2014. There is also an informal workshop and other entertainment on the day before, Saturday 6th September so you could make a weekend of it – plenty of room for camping. Bonllwyn Garden Center 120 Llandybie Rd Ammanford Carmathenshire SAI8 2EE Head… Read more »
We invite you to come along to our show this Sunday on the 23rd of February 2014 at the Stratton Community Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY. It is open from 10:30am to 4:30pm with a £5 entrance fee. The show will include Bonsai exhibitions by our own Club Members, well known bonsai artists and visiting… Read more »