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.
Sometimes you just have to look inside and prune the tree out!….. Its surprising how you can bring the tree back out of the bush with a pair of scissors and some selective pruning. The energy the trees produced creating this excessive growth will now be pushed back into the tree for new growth but […]
I now have one space available on Sunday 27th September due to a last minute cancellation. If you wish to take up this place book online or contact me as soon as possible.
All the classes in August are open workshops so students can bring along any species of tree to each workshop. There were 60 places available this month…..only 3 are left so please book sooner rather than later if you wish to book on. Sat. 15. 2 places Sun. 16. Sold out Wed. 19. Sold out […]
Following the latest relaxation of lockdown measures by the government I have decided to reopen my business. From the 1st July I will be available for private tuition classes such as one to one or one to two. You can book these in the normal way by contacting me by email so that we can […]
This tree was never going to work as a cascade bonsai. We have now started something that can give this tree its own unique character. Moving forwards we can concentrate our efforts on developing the individual trees to truly formulate the feeling of landscape. The rocks themselves are full of character and work well together. […]
I do really hope that all of you and your families are keeping safe and well in these difficult times. Please make sure you continue to do so! I am sure your trees will never have had so much attention….even so I hope they are still missing me and that loving touch!!! I will continue […]
The tree on the right was sold so this story is about the one on the left. Sometime within two years of this first picture being taken I created a Japanese garden feature in front of the main greenhouse to form an imposing entrance ready for our next Newstead exhibition. This tree was included in […]