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It all begins again !

It all begins again !

Last Saturday, January 11th. we began our 2020 programme of workshops here at Willowbog Bonsai. Following increased demand we are trialling two general workshops each month where we can fit them in and this was the first of the January dates.      ...

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First ” Chat ” of this new year

About a dozen enthusiasts from across the region joined us here yesterday at Willowbog Bonsai for the first Bonsai Chat of the new year.                         The studio tokonoma display for the day.  ...

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2019 a look back

                          We started the year with a particularly good stock of trees, pretty much all under cover during the winter which is standard practice at Willowbog now.      ...

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Festive Greetings

We wish all past and present friends and customers of Willowbog Bonsai a joyful Christmas and a rewarding New Year.                               Looking forward to welcoming you back to the...

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That’s it !

Yesterday, Saturday 21st December, we concluded 2019's programme of events here at Willowbog Bonsai with a regular monthly workshop.                         It was our second regular workshop of the month,...

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December monthly workshop- part one

Due to increasing interest we scheduled two consecutive workshops for this last month of the year.                         Last Saturday we hosted the first of these.            ...

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Tokonoma

The tokonoma display for last Saturday's Bonsai Chat featured a bonsai from The Willowbog Collection.                         The photo was taken a bit late in the day and the light was fading rapidly.  ...

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Finale

Last Saturday Willowbog Bonsai hosted the final Bonsai Chat of 2019. Not our final event because we stage another couple of workshops over the next two weekends.                     There was a pretty good turn out for...

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November monthly workshop

Last Saturday Willowbog Bonsai staged what would normally have been the penultimate workshop of the year,  but as we have scheduled two workshops for December that was not the case.                     We had yet...

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More deadwood.

Last Saturday four more participants joined us for a look at the use of deadwood in bonsai creation.  Almost certainly this was the last day in which we focus on this topic until the new year.                     On...

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4 more piles of sawdust.

Last Saturday Willowbog Bonsai staged the second of three closely scheduled Carving workshops and four more participants were able to turn some of their bonsai into plies of sawdust.                     There was a...

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