Posts categorised: General Interest

Bonsai Events UK in May – June 2024

11May24 SatWorld Bonsai Day 11-12May24 Sat & Sun (Confirmed)Greenwood Spring Bonsai Bash Greenwood Bonsai Studio, Ollerton Road, Arnold, Nottingham. NG5 8PR.Adm: Free. Times: 1000-1700.hrsContact: Corin Tomlinson 0115.9205757Email: office@bonsai.co.ukwww.bonsai.co.uk 12May24 Sat (Confirmed)Ayrshire Bonsai Club Open ExhibitionTroon Concert Hall,South Beach, Troon, Ayrshire.  KA10 6EF.Adm: £2.50. Times:1100-1600.hrsContact: Jeff Banning 07799.477895Email: jeffbanning@btinternet.com 17&18May24 Fri & Sat (Confirmed)UKBA Promotional StandAt The ARB Show 24(Arboricultural Association)Westonbirt National… Read more »

Sad loss to the club – Bob Bailey

Bob sadly passed away yesterday after a long illness which he bravely fought. According to Bob’s wishes, there will be no funeral. There will be a celebration of his life at a later date. Rest in peace Bob, thoughts are with his wife Sandra and the family.

Autumn colour………

There is lots of autumn colour out there and should make the next ”Tree of the Month” at the November meeting very interesting.

It’s a Miracle!!!!

Early this year [2023] this little pyracantha leafed out and then they just died off and I thought that I had lost it.

Heathrow Bonsai Show 2023 is next weekend

Sunday 1st October 2023 is the UK Bonsai Association’s 12 Heathrow Bonsai Show from 10:00 – 16:00 There will be 38 clubs displaying and 42 traders trading. Maybe a partridge in a pear tree. Admission is £8, and accompanied under 16s are free. Bracknell Leisure Centre, Bagshot Road, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 9SE

Club Members Summer Social 2023

Saturday the 2nd September saw the club members summer social at Reg’s house and garden. About 26 of the members were able to attend and the weather was lovely, so we could enjoy the garden and Reg’s trees.

Wanborough Country Show 2023

Today we took the club marquee to the Annual Wanborough Country Show. The original idea of the marquee was to allow all members of the club no matter what their ability or stage their tree is in to display something for the visitors to admire. There was a good mixture of species and many questions… Read more »

Bristol show 2023

Sunday the 13th August 2023 saw the Bristol club show, a nice relaxed display of trees and a good catch up with old and new friends. The show was officially opened by Jon Wheatley from the RHS with John Trott [Mendip Bonsai] as compare. During Jon’s address he mentioned that the RHS are trying to… Read more »

The Newt, Somerset

Recently I went on a day trip to The Newt in Somerset as part of a Horticultural Society day out. I was amazed at the transformation of the gardens and wider site which are well worth a visit. There is a newly created Japanese Garden with a beautiful bonsai display and Niwaki garden trees which… Read more »