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 – Well I did say “Let them grow!” Rob brought his large privet stump to a recent class and wow!…….how well it had grown! […]
Sat 5th Open workshop 3 places Wed 9th Midweek workshop 1 place Sun 13th Open workshop 3 places Sat 19th Taxus two […]
A regular update on the life and times of John Hanby’s Newstead Bonsai Centre…….. Topical Times – One to one away from home! Yesterday I visited one of my clients for a one to one at his home specifically to deal with his Satsuki Azaleas and his Black Pines. We had selected a slightly larger […]
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 – Black Pine….preparing for styling. This tree had 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 – The ‘Dragon’s Tail” repotted! April 2012, just after my heart attack and this massive White Pine from […]
The Junipers for this year’s Christmas special arrived from Japan in March and have just been released from quarantine. They are now available to view and reserve at the nursery. Students can choose from six Juniper Ittogawa priced at £175 and from nine Juniper Chinensis priced at £145. These prices also include a place on […]
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 – A tale of two Hornbeams These two Korean Hornbeams were part of a batch of nine similar trees I had acquired when they […]
Two workshop dates changed! The open workshop on Saturday the 26th August has been moved to Sunday the 27th August. The open workshop on Saturday the 30th September has been moved to Sunday the 1st October. At the time of writing there are spaces available on both these classes.