There was a good selection of bonsai traders at the Wessex Show this weekend. Lots to buy and it was hard not to when you take a look at some of the exquisite items for sale including mini Japanese pots. There was also a great variety of bonsai trees for sale from a range of… Read more »
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The winner of the Jack Bellinger Competition between Eastleigh, Solent and Wessex Bonsai went to Solent Bonsai, so congratulations for the winning display.
The winner of the shohin and mame class was Anthony Stribling with his Hornbeam. In second place was Tom Buchanan with his Blackthorn. In third place was Tony Oswin with his Hawthorn.
The winner of the self styled class was Tony Oswin with his Oak tree. In second place was Anthony Stribling with his Hawthorn. In third place was Chris Jefferys with his Box.
Congratulations to Tony Oswin for winning the flowering and fruiting class with his Hawthorn. Chris Jefferys came second with his Cotoneaster and in third place was Anthony Stribling with his Hawthorn.
The winner of the conifer class was Bob Savage with a superb White Pine. In second place was Malcom Driffield with his Juniper and in third place was Chris Jefferys with his Pine tree.
The winner of this class was Mike Fieldhouse with a stunning maple and it also won the Challenge Rose Bowl for the Best Tree in Show. In Second place was another maple owned by Malcolm Driffield and in third place was a Korean Hornbeam owned by Chris Jefferys. Congratluations to everyone who entered a tree in… Read more »
Congratulations to everyone who went to the Wessex Bonsai Show today, it was another great bonsai show and competition. The diversity of different trees on display was excellent and the overall condition and quality was also very good.
This was a busy show. Visitors were streaming through the door constantly all day at Sutton’s Show. This is an excellent time of year to hold a show. All the trees are pushing hard, the foliage looks fresh or the buds are swelling and the trees looks full of promise.
Talk about ramification this year, it was excellent on the deciduous bonsai trees at the Swindon Winter Image Show 2017, and seems to get better every year. For all those who attended you got to get up close and personal with the trees to observe the range of techniques used to aid with developing good… Read more »