Monthly Archives: March 2013

My New Talent Entry 2012

The Wirral Club bonsai show hosted at Gordale Garden centre last year played host to the New Talent competition. Tony Tickle was asked to come down and be involved with the North West round. During that weekend I had planned … Continue reading

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With the weather taking a turn for the worst, I’d become house bound nearly 5days. Taking a timeout with the kids I put paint to canvas and came up with this.

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Snow glorious snow!

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Snow snow everywhere!!! Even more over night!!

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Drawings and sketches

Sometimes we have to have vision as to what future we can see or our trees. Drawings or sketches are a great way, getting those ideas on paper. They don’t have to be amazing!!! Here are some of mine…

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Lots of it!!! It’s been snowing continuously since 11pm last night and its still blizzard out there!!!

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Spring Snow

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As we head into springtime, the excitement brews in preparation for a flush of spring growth. Only to be met with another bout of fresh snow and frosty cold winds. Hopefully nature is resilient enough to carry on regardless. Here … Continue reading

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Clocaenog Forest

Our club Vale of Clwyd Bonsai Society have organised a collecting permit for Clocaenog forest. We have organised a few walks into the forest in search of Yamadori… Here is the peaceful side of a walk in amongst the trees.

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Bonsai Focus – Mar/Apr

Bonsai Focus 2/2013 March/April dropped in through the door this week!!! Again there are loads of great articles to keep us captivated. Repotting: Noelanders catchup: Wild Olives from Croatia: After the Tsunami, saving and restyling a Juniper after it got … Continue reading

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Repotting Acer

Sunday I was lucky enough to find an hour to repot my Acer. Having place it in a new pot 2 yrs ago, I wanted to check the roots for the new growing. Previously there wasn’t enough grit and small … Continue reading

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New Scissors

Took the oportunity to purchase some new Bonsai Scissors. YAGIMUTSU was the way forward πŸ™‚The action on these very smooth indeed, and the blade is outstanding!!

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