Posts categorised: General Interest
Reg Bolton and his brother Jeff are holding an Open Gardens afternoon, as per the poster above. Both are RHS judges, Jeff specialises in fruit and vegetables, while Reg is of course bonsai.
Hope you have your table booked if you are planning on selling any bonsai or bonsai related items at the up coming Bonsai Tree Sale on Sunday 29th July 2018 at Staverton Club, Trowbridge, BA14 6PA. Below are a few images from last years successful bonsai tree sale and contact Tony Oswin for more details on… Read more »
Salisbury Bonsai Club have invited Swindon together with other clubs/societies to attend their 30th Anniversary Show which will be opened by Chris Thomas and Judged by Peter Chan.
Again we were joined by David Jones and his helper for the day, Charlotte Walby for an all day pottery workshop.
John Trott, [https://www.mendipbonsai.co.uk/] Mendip Bonsai Studio followed on from a very busy time of year, a ‘Gold’ Medal at the “Chelsea Flower Show” and then the Bath and West Show and the Cornwall Show. John attended the NEC Birmingham for the Gardeners World Live show 2018 with a lovely display of all Azalea’s except the… Read more »
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 »
Tonights club night was ferns with Steve Mckee and it was informative, fun and refreshing to hear how Steve collects, propagates and grows his ferns. He was able to provide useful insights into the growing of ferns and use of them as accents. He has been successful with a range of species and enjoys expanding… Read more »
This was a fun evening dedicated to accent plants and all things alpine and accent like. It was great to have Parnham Bungalow Plants visiting so we could all buy some great alpines to expand our accent collections.