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Continuing a trend.

Continuing a trend.

Our August monthly workshop here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday continued the trend of being outstandingly well supported.                       Acutually there was more than just Bernie present here on Saturday,...

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Summertime ” Chatting ”

Another good Bonsai Chat here yesterday. We ended up with a good turnout despite a slow start to the day.                   Mostly we saw familiar faces but we also welcomed some newcomers and one or two who are rapidly...

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Microbial mysteries.

We enjoyed a most interesting and valuable day here yesterday at Willowbog Bonsai. Leading us through the mysteries of microbial activity in our bonsai growing mediums was Dr Maria Del Carmen Montero-Calasanz who is a soil scientist researching and teaching at...

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Understand your bonsai soil.

Tomorrow, Saturday 27th July, we have a question and answer session with Dr Maria Del Carmen Montero-Calasanz who is a soil scientist teaching at Newcastle University.                     Below is a list of the sorts...

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Iuchar monthly workshop

According to my Highland Cattle calendar ''Iuchar'' is the Gaelic word for July. Anyway, yesterday saw our seventh monthly workshop of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai.                       I had rather rashly...

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Summertime ‘ Chat ‘

July and August Bonsai Chats are often the least well supported of the whole year so it was no surprise to see a modest turn out for the July chat yesterday here at Willowbog Bonsai.                       Nice...

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Potty Training

Seven enthusiasts assembled at Willowbog Bonsai on Sunday just gone, the 30th June, for some training in the crafting of a bonsai pot.                       The gentleman [using the word in it's loosest possible...

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Spare pottery workshop places

We still have a few  spares places on this coming Sunday's '' make your own pot ''  workshop with Walsall Studio Ceramic's David Jones.                       You will be amazed at just how good a pot you end up...

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Sixth was pretty good

The Saturday just gone saw us stage our sixth monthly workshop here at Willowbog Bonsai.                       And a pretty good workshop it was as well, even if I say so myself !        ...

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Another 4 great workshop days with Mr. Warren

Sunday gone saw the completion here at Willowbog Bonsai of another excellent 4 days of workshops with Peter Warren. There follows a sequence of photos, more ore less in order, illustrating those days.                  ...

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Six was the best.

We have had some pretty good Bonsai Chats in the course of this year but certainly yesterday's June ''chat '' will rank amongst the best.                         We would have seen something like a couple of...

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