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New for Willowbog, a Caz Bonsai Workshop

New for Willowbog, a Caz Bonsai Workshop

Saturday 19th September This is the first workshop that we have staged where the very experienced ” Willowbog ” enthusiast Caroline Scott, better known throughout the bonsai community as ‘ Caz ‘,  will take the the lead.  It will be otherwise just like our regularly...

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Workshop resumption

Workshop resumption

We have scheduled a restart to our workshop programme here at Willowbog Bonsai.  There are three Saturday workshops listed starting on August 15th. In an effort to comply with current guidance we have made some changes, primarily a strict limit on numbers. Please...

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August Bonsai Chat —–No Change

August Bonsai Chat —–No Change

With things remaining much as in recent months, despite current easing of restrictions, we can see no way of staging our Bonsai Chat community day on Saturday the 1st August unfortunately. The regulations/guidance relating to the sort of interaction between folks that...

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Reopening.

Reopening.

Willowbog Bonsai will reopen after lock-down tomorrow, Saturday 4th July. There can be no Bonsai Chat unfortunately though, the very nature of ''Chat'' means that current guidelines simply could not be met. So no scene like the one above I'm afraid, at least not for...

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No June Bonsai Chat

No June Bonsai Chat

Because Willowbog Bonsai will remain closed until at least the end of June there will obviously be no Bonsai Chat this coming Saturday.             Even if we had opened it would clearly be impossible for ' Chat ' to take place with the...

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Remaining closed

Remaining closed

                        Jean and myself have decided that we prefer to remain closed through until at least the end of June. In the light of so much conflicting advice it seems the sensible thing to do for...

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Closed

Closed

We will remain closed until at least the end of April.                    

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March microbes

March microbes

Did concerns about catching the Corona virus lead to a poorer than normal turn out at yesterday's Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai ?                         With three of us having recently returned from...

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Make your own bonsai pot

Make your own bonsai pot

How about making your own bonsai pot under the expert guidance of David Jones of Walsall Studio Ceramics ? On Saturday and Sunday the 9th and 10th May this year we stage another of our workshops were you get to make your very own bonsai pot. David is just as...

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Second of the second

Second of the second

Yesterday, Saturday 22nd. was the second workshop of the second month of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai.  Last Saturday's workshop was focused on re-potting and although yesterday was billed as a '' General '' still just about everyone had re-potting that they...

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February Re-potting workshop

February Re-potting workshop

Saturday 15th saw Willowbog Bonsai stage a themed re-potting workshop where we planned that as well as the practical work of actually re-potting bonsai some detailed theory behind the work would be given to those participants that felt they needed it, usual because...

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