Group plantings are a great way to create landscapes in miniature and there were some excellent examples of group plantings at the Wessex Bonsai Open Competition to choose from and inspire you to perhaps put a group together.
Posts categorised: Show Reports
If you wanted to see a diversity of accents on display then you had a great opportunity at the recent Wessex Bonsai Society Annual Show and Open Competition and here are a selection of some of the accents on display.
This year at Wessex Annual Show there were a range of club displays and here are a few images of what was on display.
The winning Bonsai Club display was for Newbury & District Bonsai Society and here are a few images of the individual elements of the display below and one tree that caught most peoples eye was an unusual Weigela which is a flowering shrub owned by Dave Cleveland.
Shohin Class 6 was defined by the size of the entry initially and all trees needed to be less than 12 inches in dimension on all sides, however depending on which definition you use the size of Shohin classification can vary but for this is was larger than the Mame classification and as stated all… Read more »
Conifer Class 4, and this is for all species of bonsai trees that are defined as conifers and a well known definition is a tree ‘which bears cones and needle-like or scale-like leaves that are typically evergreen’ however this is not the whole picture in classification terms.
The Open Competition at Wessex Bonsai Society Show was well attended and the overall Best in Show went to Bill Baker with his Scots Pine. Here are the award winners from the first 3 classes and more on the other classes and wider class entries in subsequent posts.
What an excellent show today which was hosted by Wessex Bonsai Society, and featured an Open Competition in addition to their Annual Bonsai Exhibition.
Yamadori is bonsai material collected from nature and provides the artist with fanatic natural material to work with when designing a bonsai tree. The art forms found in nature have inspired many a bonsai enthusiast and this is one way