Yesterday was a defining moment for this tree. The bonsai image as at last broke free from the original bush. This is a strong classical image with nice lines and well defined spaces. The heavy branches give a strong sense of age to the tree. There is continuing work to do on refining the foliage […]
The class dates for the first 7 months of 2020 have been released and you can find them in the usual place under classes/courses. The price of each class for next year has been increased slightly to £30. This is our first increase in almost 5 years. You can continue to book directly online via […]
For a tree that appeared to be going nowhere and looked almost impossible to retrieve I must admit I am really pleased with the outcome. This tree and it’s owner can now look forward to an interesting and exciting future. I shouldn’t really be so surprised because my students keep telling me I am good […]
A very powerful bonsai image is at last beginning to emerge. In less than 4 years what looked almost impossible material is now showing truly exceptional potential……..watch this space as they say!!!
The open workshop scheduled for Saturday 23rd November has been moved to Sunday 24th November. Availability Wed 6th. Midweek workshop. 1 place Sat 16th. Open workshop. 3 places Wed 20th. Midweek workshop. Sold out Sun 24th. Open workshop. 7 places
Two really good collected pines which just happen to have arrived on the same class. Both are a nice medium size bonsai and have excellent potential to make really good trees…….watch this space!!
This Juniper Chinensis Blaauws Variety was brought to a recent workshop. The tree looks a bit ”scraggy” but the tips have been left alone to maintain it’s health and vigour especially after the removal of so much foliage. This is a basic initial styling but already you can relate to the branch structure and where […]
Generally trees grow…..this is good…….its a worry when they don’t! As the early season growth develops the danger then is that the trees become too dense or elongated and young shoots inside can suffer as a result. Failure to carry out some summer pruning may result in a lost opportunity to improve your tree’s ramification.
Sat 12th. Open workshop. 4 places Sun 20th. Maples Three. 4 places Wed 23rd. Midweek workshop. sold Out Sun 27th. Open workshop. 1 place