Today we had a delivery of “Balance” feed and other products. We now have most of the sumo range on our shelves and in different sizes. If you can’t make it to the nursery you can buy in our online shop or telephone us with your credit card details and order over the phone.
A regular update on the life and times of John Hanby’s Newstead Bonsai Centre…….. Topical Times – The Bonsai Garden comes to life! At last the trees are out!!!……..out from their winter quarters and back in the bonsai garden where they live and belong. This has been a great mild winter for those of us […]
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. Classroom Corner – Pinus Sylvestris Home and Away Some Scot’s pines we sold from our raw material stocks some 3 to 4 years ago have recently been […]
Looking back….we can tell a tree’s story…..admire an image…..capture a moment…..remember a special event…..be inspired – to create a memory for tomorrow. I hope you enjoy this regular peep into some of John’s bonsai history. Memory Lane – Wednesday Workshop, Christchurch, New Zealand, Oct 2009. In October 2009 I was kindly invited to demonstrate at […]
Sometimes I work on nursery trees, sometimes I work on client’s trees……and sometimes if I’ve been a really good boy I get to work on my own trees. Hopefully these regular visits will give you an insight into what goes on behind closed doors………. Studio Stories – Hinoki with a big,big trunk! This Hinoki Cypress […]
A regular update on the life and times of John Hanby’s Newstead Bonsai Centre…….. Topical Times – Beginners Two Class 30th March 2014 Last week we held part two of our latest Beginners Course with six students in attendance. Having witnessed a styling demonstration in the previous session it was now their turn to have […]
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. Classroom Corner – Conifers come calling….. A few weeks ago I had a mixture of pines and junipers vying for attention on the turntable…. if only […]