Posts categorised: General Interest

Gardens by the Bay in Singapore

Wow and wow again is the only way to describe the Gardens by the Bay in SIngapore. What an amazing location and site, a botanical dream and inspiration all in one place. The scale, presence, magnificence and beauty is incredible. We were fortunate to visit during Christmas so the gardens were buzzing with people visiting… Read more »

Inspiration @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

The gardens were established in 1859 by the Agri-Horticultural society, and the Singapore Botanic Garden (SBG) was originally designed by Lawrence Niven. It continues to this day to be a regional centre for plant science, research and conservation in Southeast Asia. Plus is instrumental in the greening and transformation of Singapore into a Garden City… Read more »

Bonsai @ Singapore Botanic Gardens

Bonsai was not hard to find in Singapore as greenery is dominant everywhere, plants adorn walls to create living green spaces, whole gardens are built within hotels and they have numerous plants and trees in pots within their foyers, it is superb. The climate in Singapore aids with this approach to urban greening as well… Read more »

Workshops in 2018 by John Trott of Mendip bonsai

John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio wants all his customers and those who also share a passion to learn the art of bonsai and has launched his most recent workshop list for 2018 which is now available for bookings. Due to a massive response to his range of bonsai workshops offered this year, and the… Read more »

Hoka-en and Lodder Bonsai end of year sale

The Year-End Sale 2017 of Hoka-En and Lodder Bonsai will take place on Saturday 25 November 2017. On this day there is 40 % discount on all outdoor bonsai and there are many special offers. The Dutch Bonsai Association will provide the exhibition with entries from all departments. The new talent contest (NTC) will also be… Read more »

Bonsai Name Plates

Grant Kinnaird of Bonsai Name Plates has started producing and selling some bonsai tree labels to aid with identification of bonsai trees for your own collection as well as for use at shows. The labels have been well received by the bonsai community and were seen on some trees at the recent Heathrow Show in… Read more »

ExpoBonsai UK 2018

  Opportunity to show your bonsai trees If you are looking for any opportunity to show your bonsai trees, then look no further as an event is being planned for 2018 purely for this purpose. If you are interested contact Steve Hale who is a member of The Splinter Group as well as Middlesex Bonsai Society. He… Read more »

Heathrow Bonsai Show 2017

The next Heathrow Bonsai Show is on Sunday the 22nd Oct 2017 at the Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Harlington, Middlesex, UB3 1PB. Admission: Adults £3 Children under 12 go Free The Show opens from 10.00am until 4.00pm Contact: Mark Moreland 07850.771201 There will be bonsai trees on display from visiting clubs and societies Plus… Read more »

Bonsai Europa 2017

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