Here is a brief photographic history of my Yew tree (
Taxus Baccata) which I bought back in 2002 as a field grown tree from a bonsai nursery and have worked on it ever since and kept a photographic record of my work so far over the past 10 years.
Field grown Yew tree dug up from Herons Bonsai in the September 2002 then potted up in October / November and photo taken in Spring 2003
Yew tree starting to take shape as a bonsai in May 2004
May 2005 after extensive re-working based on views from others….
September 2005, wired for the winter and consideration of further 1 or 2 branches for removal
Late March after a repot and more branch pruning and front shari developed
December 2006, carried out more work on shari
End of July 2008 after the Wessex Workshop
End of July 2009
November 2010 after Manuel workshop
Because of the bring and buy sale and the rehersal for Newbury show there were fewer trees.
Joint 1st was Wilf Acer
Second Chris Acer Deshojo
Our last meeting was a bring and buy sale, it was quite a surprise to see how many people had brought material in for sale and that it was of a much higher quality.
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