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Both surprising and satifying !

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Surprising and satisfying hardly does justice to yesterday’s March Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai. We must have had one of the best ever attendances for these community days, which is saying something when you think that ” Chat ” must have been on the go now for perhaps a couple of decades ! It… Read more »

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Outdated update !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 cosy wee ‘ Chat ‘

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As anticipated the wintry weather, particularly down the eastern edge of the region, rather seriously impacted our February Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog yesterday. Unfortunately the weather was not quite bad enough to save us from ” The Malcolm ”  This is him smiling at the camera , don’t let young children be exposed to… Read more »

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The first monthly workshop of 2019

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It was nice to see six ‘dyed in the wool’  Willowboggers gathered together for Willowbog Bonsia’s first regular monthly workshop of this new year. On the basis that ” if it ain’t broken don’t fix it ” nothing about the day has changed, we start with topical discussion, move on to a brief [ relatively… 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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It all starts again.

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This upcoming Saturday 5th of January we begin Willowbog Bonsai’s programme of activities for 2019 with Bonsai Chat. Bonsai Chat is an informal get together of bonsai enthusiasts from across the region. Whilst it is not intended to take the place of formal workshops many folk bring trees along to get work done that they… Read more »

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Extra date set

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We have set an extra monthly workshop date for the 15th. December this year to cope with demand. The workshop on the normal penultimate Saturday, the 22nd. is fully subscribed so we have a workshop now scheduled for the previous Saturday. Let us know if you are interested in participating , call   01434681217 or… Read more »

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Final Bonsai Chat of 2018

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There was a faintly festive feel to Willowbog Bonsai’s concluding community day of the year yesterday. Some extra special treats to be found in the refreshment room for instance. Malcolm treated us all by wearing his Christmas jumper mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ? Although none of the photos really give a feel of it, we had one of… Read more »

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Three men in a B.O.A.T…………..session

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Where in this sense BOAT  stands for   Bonsai Occupational Aunty Therapy, with me assuming the role of Aunty !     I ask you, three grown men playing with little trees ?  we certainly need some sort of therapy. The G-man’s first shaping of a European yew bit of yamadori material. Antony with his… Read more »

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