Posts Tagged: tree

Christmas Club Night

Our club night this year had a very festive feel to the evening and we had many well dressed Christmas bonsai trees, a good supply of food and party games including a festive quiz. Thank you to everyone who came along and especially to Graham, Reg and Paul and Moira for organising the quiz and… Read more »

Tree critique

This month we held an open tree critique, and invited our members to bring in their trees for open discussion with new ideas, feedback and suggestions. These are usually bonsai you have but no idea in what direction it could be going in.

John Trott Gold @ Chelsea

Congratulations also go to John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio who also got a Gold medal at Chelsea Flower Show this year. Below are a few pictures of the bonsai trees on his stand.

Whats in a name?

Scientific names go further than just allowing us to easily talk about trees on the same level they can also go as far as to describe more about the tree or plant like where it originates from, what habitat it lives in or a particular feature about the plant and some are even named to… Read more »

Traders @ BCI Convention

Bonsai trees as well as pots, tools, sundries and viewing stones were available for sale within the Memorial Park from various traders at the 2015 Bonsai Clubs International Convention in Guangzhou in China this September. It was a good opportunity to see what was being produced and sold within China as some of the Shohin… Read more »

Displays @Bonsai World 2015

This weekend it was Bonsai World 2015 presented by the Sussex Bonsai Group at K2 Centre in Crawley, West Sussex. It was also in memory of Ray Ward and proved to again be a very good show at a superb venue.

Accents @Bonsai World 2015

The accents at Bonsai World 2015 were great, here is a selection of some of them that formed part of individual and club displays. A good range of ferns, hosta’s, grasses and many more species and presented in some colourful and very artistic pots.

Individual trees @Bonsai World 2015

What a range of bonsai trees on display at the Bonsai World 2015 show this year at the K2 Centre, from all species, to all shapes and sizes and presented in so many different ways with some very inspiring designs of trees, pots and stands. It was hard to spend the time viewing individually all… Read more »

Surrey Heath Bonsai Show

Today was Surrey Heath Bonsai Show which was held at Lord Pirbright Hall, The Green, Pirbright, Surry, GU24 0JE. It was a great show with over 50 bonsai trees from their club members on display as well as a sales table and demonstrations. The Club members were on hand to offer advice and also it… Read more »

Bougainvillea as Bonsai

Bougainvillea glabra An evergreen plant which is a thorny ornamental vine, bush or tree which is originally from South America and can sometimes become deciduous if kept warm over winter or kept too moist. They are very decorative plants with attractive flowers from scarlet to lilac in colour.