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Feb. Chat

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Our second community day of the new year attracted getting on for 20 participants, all familiar faces including the return of the prodigal son [ daughter ] !!! How lovely to see Caz joining us for a Chat day for the first time in quite a while. Here keeping Tony company. Tony is recovering from a… Read more »

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Tall stories.

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For once I tried to tell a story with my composition for the studio tokonoma for yesterday’s Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai. The photo of the complete view was not good enough to use unfortunately. The tree is a European beech, collected by myself and from the Willowbog Collection. The pig is the new… Read more »

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Jan. Chat.

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Start how you mean to continue is exactly what we did yesterday, Saturday 2nd January, with Willowbog Bonsai’s first Bonsai Chat of this new year. Not a bad turn out in less than clement weather, although hardly typical frosty, winter weather, quite the opposite really! In fact I think that a total of fifteen folk… Read more »

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Above and beyond …………..

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What can I say ?  the hardy enthusiasts who made it to our last Bonsai Chat of the year showed commitment above and beyond the call of duty !! Just less than twenty folks braved torrential rain and gale force winds to be part of this monthly get together of fools , I mean dedicated  bonsaists… Read more »

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Batten down the hatches !!

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We have our last Bonsai Chat of the year tomorrow , that is assuming we do not get blown away overnight !! The wind is already howling outside now, late on Friday afternoon, but fingers crossed we will get thorough the night unscathed. I hope at last some of our regulars brave the elements to… Read more »

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Nov Chat Tok

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Continuing my experimentation with abbreviating words to save on energy/breath/ink/etc. Chinese elm in the tokonoma on Saturdays November Bonsai Chat. Planted in one of my favourite pots, a Japanese blue glazed oval, this bonsai was part of the Willowbog Collection until about midday on Saturday. Forced to part with it by The Proprietor’s ” one… Read more »

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An outstanding day !

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What a great November Bonsai Chat we had here at Willowbog yesterday. Well over twenty enthusiasts from all over the region joined us for a day messing with little trees in pots, or talking about little trees in pots……………………..  you would think we all ought to   ‘ get a life ‘  ! Mostly familiar faces…. Read more »

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Penultimate ” Chat ”

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Next Saturday, 7th. November, we stage the eleventh and last but one Bonsai Chat of the year here at Willlowbog Bonsai. So it seems an opportune moment, both to remind bonsai folk in the area, but also to post some photos taken at the October ‘ Chat ‘ It would seem that I was absent last… Read more »

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A special ” Chat ”

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Yesterday’s Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai was a bit of a special occasion as we celebrated the birthday of a very long standing member of the Willowbog community. Willowbogger Mr.Terry Holmes reached a level of maturity that we can only hope to achieve in our bonsai ! We had a pretty good turn out… Read more »

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