Outstanding Exhibition at Wirral Bonsai Club UK

Originally posted on Bonsai & Yamadori from Tony Tickle:
Today I was invited to be the judge it what has to be the most dynamic Bonsai club in the UK. The Wirral Bonsai Club goes from strength to strength, I visit this show every two years and I am always pleased at the level of excellence not only in the trees but in the whole… Continue reading Outstanding Exhibition at Wirral Bonsai Club UK

Whoah there little bonsai, you’re getting so big…..

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
?Ahhhhhh!!! It’s gonna eat me! It’s the mouth tree from hell, the Whomping Willow’s carnivorous cousin, the Chomping Willow……leaf ficus. Actually, it’s this tree ?It’s kinda wild looking from afar too; you may remember this (and other) popular trees from the previous post ?Total Willowleaf Ficus Drama! If not, then go click on the link, ya… Continue reading Whoah there little bonsai, you’re getting so big…..

2015 International Bonsai Arboretum Autumn Open House & Sale

Valavanis Bonsai Blog The Autumn Open House & Sale was held on September 5-6, 2015 during two days of hot humid weather. There were bonsai displayed in the garden where they are growing and being trained as well as two formal indoor alcoves and an outdoor alcove. Most visitors entered through the studio, which was transformed, from a teaching classroom into a welcoming area featuring … Continue reading 2015 International Bonsai Arboretum Autumn Open House & Sale

A tale of a favourite vulture

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
In reaction to the previous post, Club member Mike Ford wrote:  Nice post about the vultures! They really do need every bit of help if they are to survive. My favourite was always the Egyptian Vulture, which is labelled as “extinct” in the Southern African region. However, from time to time there appeared a report in some remote part… Continue reading A tale of a favourite vulture

Cotoneaster Shohin Summer Update

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
I have been working on this tree for several years and it has the slowest growth rate of all my cotoneasters. I gave it its first full wiring just over a year ago and its now time it had another, to incorporate the new growth. As soon as the weather warms up in spring it pushes out numerous flower buds but… Continue reading Cotoneaster Shohin Summer Update