Posts categorised: Visits
Pinsongqiu is located in Daliang County, Shunde in China. It is an amazing garden comprised of predominately Pines hence the name. The main species of Pine is Pinus massoniana and there are over 150 distinctive masterpieces of pine bonsai all created in the Lingna style.
During the Bonsai Clubs International Convention in Guangzhou in China, on one of the field trip days we were fortunate to visit the and meet the Chairman and CEO and Founder, Mr Chen Chang. In addition to have a superb collection of bonsai trees at the Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co. Ltd. Bonsai Garden… Read more »
A short video of our visit to Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co. Ltd in Guangzhou, China.
One of the most amazing places to be priviledged to visit whilst in China on the BCI convention was the Bonsai Garden at Panyu Chu Kong Steel Pipe Co Ltd. The scale of the garden is vast but it needs to be for the scale of bonsai on display to enable them to be set… Read more »
The Liuhuahu Park features a sub tropical scenery of palms, ficus and flowering trees and shrubs set within a designed landscape of rocks, buildings, bridges, lawn and paths. It is divided into three main areas, a resting area, recreational area and flowers, birds and bonsai viewing area. There are over 20 major scenic areas within… Read more »
As part of the Bonsai Clubs International (BCI) Convention we got to visit Guangzhou Haizhu district Peihong Primary School (广州市海珠区培红小学), South China Bonsai heritage base. It was a fantastic field trip and we were met to an audience of the children who sang a greeting and provided us all with a range of gifts and… Read more »
Always nice to see trees develop and through different seasons. We revisited the collection donated by Herons Bonsai held at RHS Wisley, Surrey. The bonsai garden is simple yet elegantly laid out, with lots Japanese touches thrown in. Next time you are passing, why not drop in and have a look for yourself.
It is always fun to go on a bonsai shopping trip and we were not disappointed on arrival at Lodder Bonsai near Harmelen in the Netherlands to find a new shipment of trees had just arrived plus the nursery as always was full of stunning bonsai trees of all species, shapes, styles and price ranges.
Here was the raffle prize in 2013 from the Swindon Winter Image Show and it was on display at the Wessex Bonsai Show in May this year being exhibited by the raffle winner who is a member of Solent Bonsai Society.