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An institution

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Some say that Bonsai Chat has become an institution, certainly there are times when the refreshment room here at Willowbog Bonsai takes on the appearance of the community room at an old folks home, perhaps that’s why ! Last Saturday, the September date for ” Chat ”,  something like twenty folk chose to institutionalise themselves,… Read more »

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Hectic day !

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My apologies for not having posted here for a while. I have in fact missed both the July Bonsai Chat and monthly workshop and my only excuse is that we neglected to record any part of either day in a photographic sense. Yesterday, Saturday 5th August, was Willowbog Bonsai’s eighth Bonsai Chat of the year,… Read more »

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Half done with ” Chatting ”

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Last Saturday saw Willowbog Bonsai host the sixth Bonsai Chat of this year. ” Chat ” is an informal get together of liked minded enthusiasts using the studio building of the nursery to meet up and talk about their hobby. Sometimes some tree work gets done alongside the coffee and tea drinking that goes on,… Read more »

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Fifth on the sixth.

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Last Saturday, the sixth of May, we staged our fifth Bonsai Chat of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai. There was a pretty good turn out for this community day of bonsai with about a dozen and a half participants throughout the whole day. Most stayed all day but some left before lunch and some… Read more »

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More of the same.

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Last Saturday we saw a second Bonsai Chat in a row where the numbers attending were good and there was plenty of good tree work going on. Here at Willowbog Bonsai we stage our ”chat ” community day on the first Saturday of each month. Not all the participants were working hard though, it’s rude… Read more »

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Reverting to type.

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After a series of somewhat low key Bonsai Chats we were back to a typically busy ” Chat ” day here at Willowbog Bonsai last Saturday. Diane making a comment on one of her larch to John S. Also with a larch to work on was The G-man, concentration !! Do you remember Len giving up… Read more »

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Meanwhile back at the ranch…………….

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Despite The Proprietor and her Assistant being away from the homestead, the February Bonsai Chat went ahead as normal here at Willowbog Bonsai, mainly curtesy of the G-man with  help from Antony R. and our grateful thanks to them for that. Jean and myself were visiting the Noelanders Trophy and more on that anon.  … Read more »

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Ten appear at our first of the year

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Ten enthusiasts appeared at our first Bonsai Chat of this new year here at Willowbog Bonsai. All ten were regulars, some have been coming for decades and others just a few months, all are welcome. Graham, seen seated here with a winter bronzed Sawara cypress from his collection, talks to young Sam about the species…. Read more »

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Twelfth night [ Chat ]

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Last Saturday , December 3rd. we staged our twelfth Bonsai Chat of this year here at Willowbog Bonsai. It was nice to see many of our regulars enjoying this last community day of 2016. Mixing with other like minded folk, drinking coffee [ or tea ] relaxing , or indeed………………………….. looking at and working on… Read more »

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