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Outdated update !

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It has been a busy few days hence this delayed report on last Saturday’s February workshop here at Willowbog Bonsai. With eleven participants it was one of the best supported monthly workshops yet staged at the nursery. It comprised nearly all regulars with one person returning for only their second day here, and two making,… Read more »

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A pretty good start

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Our first Bonsai Chat of 2019 was quite well attended here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday. Mostly it was regular enthusiasts who took advantage of this community day. About half the folk brought along trees to work on but still managed a bit of chatting while they worked. Diane certainly got a bit done on her… Read more »

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Making sawdust …. making bonsai

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Yesterday here at Willowbog Bonsai the four of us participating in the carving workshop spent a considerable part of the morning discussing the use of deadwood in bonsai creation. Where it is and where it isn’t appropriate. What sort of deadwood is right for each type of tree and the types of tools and their… Read more »

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Ten for the tenth

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We had ten participants booked in for the tenth monthly workshop of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday, Saturday 20th October. In the event two folk were unable to attend but we still had quite a busy day. There were three participants taking part in their first ever bonsai workshop as well as Kate,… Read more »

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Carving workshop

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The maximum of four bonsai folk took part in yesterday’s Carving workshop here at Willowbog Bonsai.  It was the first of two workshops dedicated to the use of deadwood in bonsai design that we are staging this autumn, the next is on the 10th November and is also fully subscribed. Although not recorded on the… Read more »

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Up to date with the July workshop.

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I know, you wait ages for a blog post then three turn up all at once ! Nice to see all familiar faces in front of me at the start of the day’s discussion period. We had eight enthusiasts book in for the seventh regular monthly workshop of the year. The ten o’clock start found… Read more »

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Consistent and good

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Between Thursday 14th and Sunday 17th June Mr. Peter Warren conducted four days of workshops here at Willowbog Bonsai. The man is consistently good ,  witness the fact that more than half of the participants of the four days have worked with him for several years now. Martyn is one of those, and with the… Read more »

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At long last, stock added to web shop

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After many months when I foolishly never made the time or effort to add tree stocks to our web shop we have finally got some forty of more new trees from the many dozens recently acquired by the nursery posted on-line. Hopefully more will follow soon. Here follows a small selection of those just added…. Read more »

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Ever popular

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Our regular monthly workshops here at Willowbog Bonsai continue to be popular with the region’s enthusiasts. Indeed, if anything they are increasingly seen as both a way to increase participant’s knowledge as well as the practical application of that knowledge on their own trees. With the experienced Caz giving me support on most of these… Read more »

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