A regular update on the life and times of John Hanby’s Newstead Bonsai Centre…….. Topical Times – Matthews Juniper Ittogawa Matthew brought this Juniper to a recent open workshop. It was the first time I had seen this tree. The tree had some good foliage clouds and a very interesting trunk with excellent movement, good […]
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 – Some recent restyling! It’s a time of year […]
February Sat 3rd. Open workshop. Sold out Sun 4th. Maples one. Sold out Wed 7th. Midweek workshop. Sold out Sat 10th Maples one 2 places Sun 18th Open Workshop Sold out Wed 21st Midweek workshop 1 […]
The open workshop scheduled for Sunday 28th January has been move to Saturday 27th January. At the time of writing there are two places available so if you are interested please get in touch as soon as possible.
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 – Juniper Ittogawa January 2013 Chris’s Juniper Ittogawa had been exhibited at our last Newstead Exhibition and had […]
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 – Thinning out …..Spruce and Juniper These two trees were recently brought along to an open workshop for advice on the dense foliage canopies […]
A regular update on the life and times of John Hanby’s Newstead Bonsai Centre…….. Topical Times – Andrew’s Juniper one to one… Just before Christmas Andrew visited the nursery for a one to one. Most of the day was to be spent on a substantial Juniper Parsonii. The tree had been wired and styled before […]