It is with great pleasure that I can introduce Mark Kerry to Swindon Bonsai Club. He has been a member of the club now for over a year but had extensive bonsai experience, before joining Swindon. He will be displaying some of his favourite trees that he has worked on at Swindon on the 26th… Read more »
Posts categorised: Members Trees
To celebrate our 40th Anniversary of Swindon and District Bonsai Society we will be running a series of posts focusing on our club members. We have asked them a series of questions and to start us off, this is Dennis Henley who has been doing bonsai as a hobby since 1990.
Award Success for Swindon members at the Noelanders Trophy XVIII 2017, Genk, Belgium Swindon Bonsai Society members Mark and Ritta Cooper have become frequent exhibitors over recent years at both our Winter Image show and the Noelanders Trophy. They entered the Noelanders Trophy for the first time back in 2013.
It was won by one of our own Swindon Bonsai Club Members and he has been working hard to improve the crown shape and development through
As many of you will know, Ritta and I love Japan, and we have become regular visitors. This enables us to indulge our love of the country and its culture, as well as our passion for bonsai and nishikigoi. In November 2013 we were fortunate to be able exhibit a bonsai that we own in the… Read more »
Devising a plan, apart from keeping it alive is one of the best things you can do for your bonsai. At our last club meeting we decided to discuss a way ahead for a selection of our trees – I suppose you could consider this as the minutes.
At the Heathrow Show, Terry Adams of Swindon and District Bonsai Society was awarded the Bonsai Club International (BCI) award for his Pyracantha tree which was in stunning full berry glory. He was awarded this accolade by Kath Hughes from the Federation of British Bonsai (FOBBS). (Thank you Malcolm for the photo)
Here is a brief photographic history of a Pyracantha as a bonsai which was given to one of the club members back in 2002.
Here is a brief photographic guide to a Chamaecyparis lawsoniana as a bonsai which was exhibited this year at Chelsea Flower Show.
Here is a brief photographic history of a Trident maple over rock (Acer buergarianum). It was originally bought as a training piece in 1996 from Ken Leaver of Windybank Bonsai and it is a combination of 5 trees fused together over the rock.