The Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) hosted their annual show this weekend in Melksham and it was a great success. I was fortunate to win the two classes I entered with my Fockea edulis and Plectranthus ernstii and there were so many wonderful and diverse species of cacti and succulent… Read more »
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Tonight was accent night and Parnham Bungalow Plants from Market Lavington came along to sell us some of their superb alpine plants. It was a fun evening with a chance to get some inspiration of existing accent plantings made by club members and buy some new alpines and succulents to make your own.
Have you seen Mark Follons fissured pots? I came across these pots recently on the British Cactus and Succulent Society (BCSS) Facebook page, and they are stunning. So much fun in such a pot, which is very versatile in use for all plants. Thinking about getting one or two for bonsai accents or may be even… Read more »
There was a stunning display of accents at Bonsai with Love, and some very interesting styles, designs and species of plants used as accents too. The pots were also amazing, so many brightly coloured and wonderful designs it was hard to choose a favourite. Check out some of the accents from the show below. For… Read more »
Congratulations to all those involved in hosting the 2nd International Magical Bonsai Accents Exhibition at Failand Village Hall, Bristol on Saturday 19th July as this was a great success and all who attended had a great day.
If you are keen to have a bonsai why not consider a succulent bonsai, they are easy to grow, can be grown indoors in the UK as they require warmth and they require less watering and can still produce the iconic shapes of bonsai trees as demonstrated by the Jade plant (Portulacaria) in the leading… Read more »