All the classes in August are open workshops so students can bring along any species of tree to each workshop. There were 60 places available this month…..only 3 are left so please book sooner rather than later if you wish to book on. Sat. 15. 2 places Sun. 16. Sold out Wed. 19. Sold out […]
When you are seeking to improve the shape of your trees sometimes you need to reflect on that broad triangular canopy that you associate with both mature parkland trees and established mature bonsai. As your trees continue to grow and develop every so often you will need to intervene and retrieve the shape of its […]
Following the latest relaxation of lockdown measures by the government I have decided to reopen my business. From the 1st July I will be available for private tuition classes such as one to one or one to two. You can book these in the normal way by contacting me by email so that we can […]
A simple wiring and opening out of the branches to reveal an impressive shohin bonsai with a powerful trunk and a bright future.
This tree was never going to work as a cascade bonsai. We have now started something that can give this tree its own unique character. Moving forwards we can concentrate our efforts on developing the individual trees to truly formulate the feeling of landscape. The rocks themselves are full of character and work well together. […]
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.