Archive for July, 2016

Creating a Bonsai group planting

Creating a Bonsai group planting

By on July 28, 2016 in FEATURES with 0 Comments

Creating a Bonsai group planting Group plantings replicate a number of trees growing together in a copse, wood or a forest and show the interplay between the trees and their branches as they compete for light and nutrients Spring is the best time of year to create a group planting. First of all choose suitable […]

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Gardeners  World Live 2016

Gardeners World Live 2016

By on July 25, 2016 in SSBS shows with 0 Comments

South Staffs Bonsai Society Exhibit at Gardeners World Live, June 2016 Congratulations to the South Staffs team led by Mark Bentley who designed and assembled the bonsai   display for this years’ Gardeners’ World Live, held this week at the National Exhibition Centre. This was the second occasion that the Society had put on a display […]

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Styling a Juniper

Styling a Juniper

By on July 24, 2016 in FEATURES with 0 Comments

 A semi cascade juniper needing to be styled. take a look and try to imagine how you would style this small juniper before you continue reading the post. Rear view of the same tree.  Decided on design that is a little different,it is to have a low hanging foliage mass, so removed all the upper […]

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