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Peter Warren workshop place available

Peter Warren workshop place available

Due to a late cancellation we have a workshop place available with the outstanding Peter Warren on Sunday June 16th .                       If you would like to work some of your bonsai under the guidance of this...

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May workshop

We had a pleasant day here at Willowbog Bonsai's monthly workshop  yesterday. One participant was unable to attend due to vehicle problems which left four regular Willowboggers to work with myself on some of their bonsai. As usual Scott lent a valuable hand.  ...

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A very pleasant bonsai day.

Today Angela and myself spent a very pleasant day here at Willowbog Bonsai messing about with a few trees from her collection.                   A total of five bonsai came under our scrutiny left to right, J.larch, 2...

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Some more for the on-line store

Over the last few months we have acquired lots of interesting new trees and since the recent complete revamp of our online presence have been slowly loading the new bonsai to the web shop,                     A nice...

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Our fifth Bonsai Chat of the year.

Quite a good turn out for our May Bonsai Chat here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday.                       Pretty much all familiar faces joined us for the day or part of the day. There would be upwards of twenty...

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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...

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Extra monthly workshop

Yesterday we staged the extra workshop for this month that we scheduled due to increasing demand. We originally had eight participants booked in but unfortunately three had to cancel due to ill health. In addition to the usual help that I get from Caz and Scott I,...

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Make your own pot workshop

Willowbog Bonsai will once again be hosting a '' make your own pot '' workshop with the outstanding bonsai ceramicist David Jones of Walsall Studio Ceramics. The date is the final Sunday in June, 30th.  We have know David for nearly thirty years and he is as...

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Easter workshop

We had nine participants on an absolutely lovely spring day for our regular monthly workshop here at Willowbog Bonsai yesterday.                   With the sun beating down on the roof and the heat building quickly in the...

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New additions to the Willowbog livestock family

On a recent visit to family in Kent we returned with a Buff Sussex cockerel. He needed some company so we sourced fairly locally four  point of lay hybrid hens.                   We named the cockerel Clarence [ he just...

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Not so hectic

Well, nothing like the numbers that were at last months Bonsai Chat but still a fair turnout ay yesterday's April community day here at Willowbog Bonsai. That rare thing in bonsai, a husband and wife  team, David and Jane seemed to enjoy their day. Three more regulars...

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