I acquired this tree some time around 2005. I had been looking out for a black pine and was attracted to the impressive base and substantial nature of this tree. A repot had obviously not helped and I became worried about its health. I finally decided to plant it in the ground in one of […]
Class dates for January and February 2021 have been released and can be booked on the website in the usual way or you can contact me directly. If we come out of lockdown in to the tiered system on December 2nd then the classes scheduled for December will continue as before following government guidelines. There […]
Some recent classes have seen trees arrive that just needed a little bit of pruning or tweaking. Here are some before and after pictures just to give you some idea of the work we have been doing.
In line with the current situation and government directives I am cancelling all my November classes with effect from the 5th November. I am hopeful that the December classes will continue as scheduled but this will depend on how the situation develops and on further government advice. Those of you who have already booked classes […]
With Barnsley moving into tier three of the COVID restrictions I have checked with the local authority and can confirm that I have been given the go ahead to continue. We will continue to promote a COVID safe environment with social distancing, the wearing of masks and registration for track and trace using the governments […]
My client had great foresight in that she thought her garden tree could be styled like a bonsai or Japanese garden tree. All I have done is help her dream come to fruition and it really is progressing well.
An initial branch selection has been made on the remaining live foliage but we will now give the tree time to recover. Next year we will allow the foliage to grow giving us better options for our next branch selection and styling. We can now channel the vigour in the tree to where we want […]
Following the latest government announcements and restrictions I can confirm that for the time being my CLASSES WILL CONTINUE and will continue to follow all the recommended guidelines. If further restrictions are imposed which impact the classes then I will make another announcement in due course if necessary. Look forward to seeing you all. John.
For many trees this Covid summer meant extra attention from owners looking to fill those lockdown hours. Never have bonsai been so well pampered, fed and watered, their every whim satisfied by an unusually conscientious enthusiast. The resumption of classes was a definite shock to the system! Just when trees thought it was safe to […]
Class dates for October, November and December have now been released on the website. You can book directly online in the usual manner or contact me by email. Look forward to seeing you all. Classes are still restricted to 6 participants so book early to avoid disappointment.