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 […]
We left the tree growing well in the summer of 2016 but now it was time to consider the next step…..repotting! This tree really has come a long way and hopefully has a good future to look forward to. I like the natural styling of this tree with the branches rising up from the base […]
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 […]
With more growth and then maybe another wiring next year I should be able to take this tree to his next level.
The tree is making good progress in his first 12 months outside of Japan.
The tree was allowed to grow for the rest of the year. In part two we will catch up on the trees progress so far this year.
John brought a few plantings of young Beech trees to the class. They were a bit insignificant on their own so we decided to bring them together to form a larger forest planting. A simple transformation from basic material into something that can now develop into an excellent forest planting which we can continue to […]
You need to get your trees back budding to improve ramification and maintain vigour. This will enable you to be able to prune branches back in the future to maintain the desired profile and prevent your branches becoming leggy with the foliage too far away from the trunk. Now is a good time to look […]
In line with the current situation and government directives I am cancelling all my classes with effect from the 1st April until such time as it is deemed safe to hold them again. Those of you who have already booked classes will have your deposits credited to your account. When we are up and running […]
The iconic phrase everyone has heard and just maybe the one phrase that signifies the biggest problem you are ever likely to encounter! This phrase came to mind almost immediately when Steve walked in to the studio on a one to one with the Trident Maple featured below. This is a really good bonsai project. […]