Posts categorised: Show Reports

Blackmore Vale 10th Anniversary Bonsai Show

Blackmore Vale Bonsai Group was formed in 2007 so this is their 10th Anniversary year of being a bonsai group. Their main aim is to promote bonsai to anyone interested by way of workshops and monthly meetings. To commemorate 10 years they have hosted a bonsai exhibition for their members to show their bonsai trees… Read more »

Clubs and Societies @Wessex

There was a superb range of bonsai trees on display as part of the visiting clubs and societies at the Wessex Show and the winning bonsai society display was won by Celtic Knot.

Traders @Wessex

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 »

Jack Bellinger Competition @Wessex

The winner of the Jack Bellinger Competition between Eastleigh, Solent and Wessex Bonsai went to Solent Bonsai, so congratulations for the winning display.

Shohin and Mame @Wessex

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.

Self styled @Wessex

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.

Flowering and fruiting @Wessex

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.

Conifers @Wessex

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.

Broadleaf trees @Wessex

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 »

Wessex Bonsai Show 2017

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.