Posts categorised: General Interest

UK Bonsai Clubs & Societies

This collection of bonsai clubs and societies is collated from searching the internet so hopefully none are missing, just let us know and we will update the map. It goes to demonstrate that there are more bonsai enthusiasts out there than one originally thought. It is also I hope a useful guide to aid with… Read more »

Bonsai succulents

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 »

Bonsai, Cacti and Succulents

This should be an excellent combination of Cactus plants, Succulents and Bonsai all under one roof and your chance to see this is at the next Wiltshire Branch of the British Cactus and Succulent Society annual show on Saturday the 15th June 2013 in Melksham.

Cryptomeria japonica as bonsai

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 »

The Good Bonsai Guide

  Which is better, beer or bonsai? I decided to do my own take on The Good Pub Guide with Bonsai. Buying bonsai This is a list of Bonsai Nurseries which can be visited, please bear in mind a lot of the Nursery owners operate an appointment system or have limited opening hours so extend… Read more »

Cut Paste

The green lidded one for confers, the white deciduous…apparently