Spring is in the air at last and activity in the world of bonsai steps up a few notches and after this club night I think many of us will be able to raise our game as well having followed our President John Trott’s very instructive demonstration.
John demonstrated using a Japanese White Pine which he had acquired some while back and had been meaning to set about it some day so we were privileged to watch as he started to work on it in front of an audience of T & SBC members.
The tree which John said was probably forty or so years old had the remaining stubs of a lot of branches and a really rough bark giving the tree a great appearance of age
John’s first task was to remove any dead wood and quite a lot of foliage allowing the basic structure of the tree to…
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