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.
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. Continue reading Sandra,s corner June meeting
Again another well attended meeting and with the time of year plenty to do.
We offered to members for next months meeting either an auction or a bring and buy sale the majority chose the bring and buy, and as this is the first one please support this as much as possible.
To give everyone a fair chance at the bring and buy set your tables up but please do not start selling until we open the meeting 20.00, many thanks.
PLEASE NOTE as you know we are putting on a display with Newbury Bonsai club on Sunday 1st July, Clive H will be setting up our stands on the Thursday in the hall so can you bring in your trees for consideration the more trees he has to chose from the easier it is so join in the fun? seeing how he selects the best display.
This months meeting was the Tom Taylor Trophy ( one of former members when the club was forming) where members bring in their favourite tree and then give a short speech on why they like their particular tree.
Hopefully the technical difficulties with last months news letter Continue reading Sandra,s corner May meeting
As you know on Saturday 14th April we had what is becoming a twice yearly workshop under the guise of Chris Thomas this time supported by Gerry and Bob ( the carver).
Again another well attended meeting, the open format seems to be working well.. Continue reading April Tree of the Month
On Saturday 14th April we held our Saturday workshop under the guidance of Chris Thomas, Gerry and Bob from Dragon Bonsai. We now usually hold this twice a year and we always look foreward to these two days.