Posts categorised: Traders

Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai workshop

Last week we had a workshop at Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai with Lee and it was superb to get his help and advice on some of our bonsai trees. He is a fantastic resource of knowledge on all things bonsai and was able to help us with our trees and provide us with ways forward on… Read more »

Landscape slabs with Dragonfly pots

Perhaps some are thinking of creating a group planting or would like to imply a landscape effect. Graham’s slab-pots have been proving popular recently.

Blue glaze with Dragonfly pots

Graham Simpson doesn’t usually work with glazed pots. He has worked up a new blue glaze which is glossy, inky-dark and breaks to a yellow & brown speckle – and it’s matte.

Collette’s Bonsai in Fordingbridge

If you are looking to start the hobby of bonsai and need some advice or are looking to buy your first tree or even add to your existing collection then contact Collette’s Bonsai Trees on Facebook call 07867 688614 or email bonsaitrees@live.com. She has an array of bonsai trees suitable for the beginner right through… Read more »

LV Bonsai new trees 2020

Update from Lee: My new Bonsai trees have arrived from Japan and are now available for sale. Contact Lee directly for more details and to discuss the new trees he now has in stock or visit his website.

RHS Master Grower John Trott

John Trott of Mendip Bonsai Studio has been recognised as a Master Grower by the Royal Horticultural Society in 2019 and had an amazing bonsai stand and display at this years RHS Malvern Spring Show in the Floral marquee. 

Traders at our show

Thank you again to all the bonsai traders who came to this years Swindon Winter Image Show, it was a great day we thank you for all your support and look forward to seeing you again next year on Sunday 23rd February 2020. ·      Windybank ·      David Jones of Walsall Studio Ceramics ·      Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai ·      John Trott… Read more »

Gordon Duffett at our show

This was a first at the Swindon Winter Image show to have a bonsai tree on display by Gordon Duffett. He exhibited his yamadori Dunkeld Larch  (Larix x marschlinsii) that has owned since 1994, 25 years now. It was presented in none other than a Gordon Duffett pot with an unusual environmental accent. Gordon was also trading… Read more »

René Lecocq Bonsai pots

René Lecocq is from Belgium and is well known for his stunning bonsai pots, which apparently he began to create when he started the hobby for bonsai and his love of bonsai and inspiration come through in his pots. Here are a few images of his pots on sale at the Lodder Bonsai Open Weekend… Read more »

Dan Barton raffle prize

The Winter Image Exhibition hosted by Swindon Bonsai Society is one of the highlights in our calendar year.  It is the culmination of weeks of work making pots specially for this event.  This year we will bring fewer accent pots and instead increase the number of bonsai pots.  Each of these pots will be unique… Read more »