Archive for April, 2016

South Staffs Show 2016.

South Staffs Show 2016.

By on April 27, 2016 in SSBS shows with 0 Comments

South Staffs Bonsai Society Annual Show: 24th April 2016 Once again, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens was the venue for the South Staffs Bonsai Society Annual Show. This year, the Society was delighted to welcome, as participants, members of the Stourbridge Bonsai Society. Both societies put on  impressive displays. Also invited were Mark and Ming Moreland […]

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Displaying Bonsai

By on April 19, 2016 in FEATURES with 0 Comments

BONSAI DISPLAY  Creating a good display is important and has a few simple rules Asymmetric balance and harmony should be achieved in a good display. The aim of a display is to impress the viewer and should be soothing not jarring to the eyes. If the tree has its mass concentrated on the right and […]

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Spirit of Shohin Event at  RHS Wisley 2016.

Spirit of Shohin Event at RHS Wisley 2016.

By on April 17, 2016 in Show reports. with 0 Comments

                 The exhibition hall allowed for 36 displays of Mame, Shohin, Chuhin/Kifu, together with displays from two leading bonsai potters. The standard of the displays achieved in the exhibition was much higher than at previous shohin shows. There were significantly more mame exhibits than previously shows, emphasising the growth in popularity of the smaller trees. […]

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March 2016 – Corin Tomlinson demonstration

March 2016 – Corin Tomlinson demonstration

March 2016 We enjoyed a demonstration of group planting by Corin Tomlinson of Greenwood Bonsai Studio. He worked with over 20 Japanese larch of varying sizes from 24cms. to over 60 cms. A very successful and enlightening as well as entertaining evening.       The completed group    

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