Swindon & District Bonsai Society In 1977 a group of Bonsai enthusiasts, led by Ken Moncrief and Frank Maddocks, decided to meet to share their enjoyment of Bonsai and this has continued and expanded to involve many more since them. It is a friendly club with a good range of club members of all levels… Read more »
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The Swindon Winter Image Bonsai Show is being held on Sunday 26th February 2017 at the Grange Leisure Centre, Grange Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4JY from 10.30am. We hold a raffle every year which includes many donated items from supporters of the show and we are very grateful for this. In addition we… Read more »
Our club display was a diverse range of species predominately broadleaved with one or two more unusual species including a Maidenhair tree and a Taiwanese Fig. One item that appeared to also draw attention
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.
Here are the displays from the visiting Bonsai Clubs and Societies including Swindon Club Members too.
For all those who want to see a bit more of Chelsea Flower Show, here are a few images from the show… hope you enjoy
Congratulations to FOBBS and all involved members on their Gold at the Centenary 100 years of RHS Chelsea.
Cryptomeria are of the Cupressacea family and are a monotypic genus where male and female strobili are borne on the same tree. The male strobili are orange to reddish and show in March and they form solitary round cones that mature within the first year. The common name is Japanese Cedar and they can be seen widely across… Read more »
Another successful bonsai trip to Holland to Hoka-en Bonsai studio aka Lodder Bonsai BV. We were warmly greeted by Gerrit Lodder who took time out to show us various fabulous bonsai trees and catch up since our visit last year. This year was as good as previous if not better as the breadth of tree… Read more »
Winter wonderland has come again providing a whole new winter image to your bonsai trees and some are looking amazing while others are more or less buried in the snow.