The tree was allowed to grow for the rest of the year. In part two we will catch up on the trees progress so far this year.
John brought a few plantings of young Beech trees to the class. They were a bit insignificant on their own so we decided to bring them together to form a larger forest planting. A simple transformation from basic material into something that can now develop into an excellent forest planting which we can continue to […]
You need to get your trees back budding to improve ramification and maintain vigour. This will enable you to be able to prune branches back in the future to maintain the desired profile and prevent your branches becoming leggy with the foliage too far away from the trunk. Now is a good time to look […]
In line with the current situation and government directives I am cancelling all my classes with effect from the 1st April until such time as it is deemed safe to hold them again. Those of you who have already booked classes will have your deposits credited to your account. When we are up and running […]
The iconic phrase everyone has heard and just maybe the one phrase that signifies the biggest problem you are ever likely to encounter! This phrase came to mind almost immediately when Steve walked in to the studio on a one to one with the Trident Maple featured below. This is a really good bonsai project. […]
Once again on the next repotting the outer roots can be pruned back in the traditional way. The soil in the rootball will have been totally replaced but with minimum stress to the tree.
A client recently left two trees with me for repotting. One was a Larch whilst the other was a Scots Pine. Both trees were old and probably collected from the wild. This two part article will continue their story. In 2 to 3 years time the tree can be repotted in the more traditional manner […]
Last minute cancellations means there is one place now available this coming Saturday 14th March and also on Saturday 21st March These are the only workshop places available in March……the rest are sold out. The 14th class is headlined as Slabs, rocks, forests and rafts but you are welcome to use it as an open […]
The new Academy 2020 got off to a great start despite the weather’s best attempts to sabotage the event. Whilst some students unfortunately could not make it 19 managed to successfully brave the elements. Each student arrived with the best and worst maple from their collection. Working in groups they had to arrange the maples […]
February Sat. 15th. Open workshop. Sold out Sun 16th. Open workshop. Sold out Wed 19th. Midweek workshop. Sold out Sun 23rd. Maples One. Sold out Sat 29th. Open workshop. 3 places March Sun 1st Open workshop. Sold out Wed 4th Midweek workshop. Sold out Sat 7th. Pines one. Sold out Sat 14th. Forests,Rafts, Rocks, and […]