Posts categorised: Mame

Les Storey mame display at our show

Great to have Les exhibiting his mame trees this year, a great diversity of species on display and well presented. He used a very interesting mame display case, which really enhanced the setting of the mame trees. He had some lovely jittas underneath each tree and his crane accent was fabulous and fun.

Gary Careford mame display at our show

Gary put on a beautiful display of mame trees that included a White Pine in a Juko pot. A Chojubai in a Arimoto pot.  A Larch in a Benda pot, with a Forsythia in a Taizan pot. Together with an Iboto in a Bushuab shiozru / masuhi pot. Combined with a Juniper in a Bigei pot… Read more »

Mame with Kit Bowns at our show

Kit who is a club member of Swindon and well known for his passion for small trees, set up yet another fantastic miniature display of fascinating mame and accompanying items. It made up a super display and it was a delight to spend time admiring each element.

Simon Haddon mame display at our show

Simons display was exceptional, it has some many little interesting facets it captured the attention of many and also the imagination. The tiny bronzes were a delight with the snail and the frog. His frog pot was also great and looked fabulous set above the root stand. Simon also was a trader at our show selling his hand made beautifully… Read more »

Best Mame display won by Ritta Cooper

This year heralded the return of the Mame category and award and congratulations to Ritta Cooper for winning this award. There were so many great mame displays but Ritta’s collection of mame trees was sublime and the overall display worked perfectly together.

Mame at Heathrow bonsai auction

Included in the entry ticket price to the recent bonsai auction at Heathrow presented by the UK Bonsai Association was a Mame show. Always good to see some smaller bonsai, usually dwarfed by their fellow bigger trees at shows and overlooked; the artistry and difficulty is by no means any less.

Shohin and Mame @ Swindon 2017

This was another good year for viewing Shohin and Mame bonsai at the Swindon Winter Image show 2017, with some fabulous miniature examples of tree species maintained in the smallest forms in the cutest ways possible. Congratulations to everyone who had a Shohin or Mame in the show and also check out some of the… Read more »

Mame @ Spirit of Shohin 2016

This was an excellent collective set of displays of Mame, one of the largest seen in the UK to date, and wonderful to see such extraordinary extra-miniature trees on an impressive tiny scale.

Small trees @ our Winter Image Show

Shohin and Mame were represented well at this years Swindon Winter Image Show and not just as displays but as companion trees to larger trees and as part of club displays too. Here are a selection of the tiny trees that caught my attention at the show.