An open window into the comings and goings of students and their trees attending our regular weekend and midweek bonsai classes under the ever watchful eyes of John Hanby. Christmas Special 16th December 2012 – Juniper Iitogawa This year’s special class which included the material and full day styling session involved some compact bushy junipers ideal […]
Nothing too taxing to launch a new feature on a new website……don’t have to dig too deep into the memory cells!!! A big thanks to Mark and Ming Moreland for inviting me to demonstrate at their annual bonsai event. Credit to everyone involved that despite attrocious weather the many visitors who braved the rain were […]
To say thank you for checking out our website we are holding a one day sale on Saturday 29th December 10.00 to 4.00pm. Just for the day there will be 20% off all bonsai trees , plants, and raw material. There will also be 25% off all Japanese carbon and stainless steel tools. I hope you […]
An open window into the comings and goings of students and their trees attending our regular weekend and midweek bonsai classes under the ever watchful eyes of John Hanby. Stan brought in this yamadorii juniper for advice on it’s first styling. Pictures 1 and 2 show front and rear shots of the tree as it arrived […]
Sometimes I work on nursery trees, sometimes I work on client’s trees……and sometimes if I’ve been really good I get to work on my own trees. Hopefully these regular visits will give you an insight into what goes on behind closed doors………. Chris recently left this tree with me for re-styling. Basically and perhaps […]
A regular update on the life and times of John Hanby’s Newstead Bonsai Centre…….. Given time off for a trip to the vets our tough Rottweiler security guards are unfazed by the experience and remain totally chilled out! Rest assured your trees are in safe hands protected by our ever alert security unit.
Please note the nursery will close at 4.00pm Friday 21st December and will re-open at 10.00am on Thursday 3rd January except for Saturday 29th December when we will be open 10.00 to 4.00pm…SEE SALE DAY!!! We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our customers and students a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Thank you […]