Blackthorn or Sloe.

Blackthorn or Sloe.

Blackthorn or Sloe, Prunus spinosa, is a native species with many excellent characteristics for bonsai creation. In the main examples of this tree as bonsai will have been originally created from wild collected raw material. Perhaps the most attractive feature is the...
New stock for the on-line shop

New stock for the on-line shop

At last we are finally getting some of the many new trees that we have in stock here at the nursery loaded on to our on-line shop which has itself been recently completely revamped.                   It has been a great...
Making sawdust …. making bonsai

Making sawdust …. making bonsai

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...