Bonsai at Gardening Scotland Part 1

Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai

Scotlands’ premier gardening and horticultural show is running this weekend and and it has a large bonsai content. To many this is the big bonsai event of the year as it attracts large numbers of visitors. Displays are judged under horticultural society rules rather than bonsai show rules so displays may be a little unconventional to some people. There are a lot of aspects to cover in this event and a lot of photographs to edit, so it will be broken down into parts, which I will post in the coming days.

There are 2 distinct competitive bonsai events at this show. The first is for large bonsai displays and it is judged by the Scottish Horticultural Society. The second is an open event, where anyone can enter a tree in numerous classes and have it judged by the Scottish Bonsai Association. This second competition is a very inclusive event…

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