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Finale

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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Ninth monthly workshop of 2019

Saturday gone was Willowbog Bonsai's ninth consecutive monthly workshop. They seem to be getting more and more popular !                         There are not many pictures to record's the day's events, those...

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Four autumn days with Mr. Warren.

Between September 12th and 15th we hosted four excellent days of workshops with Peter Warren here at Willowbog Bonsai.                     Due to unforseen circumstance the following photos recording the event may well...

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Our ninth ” Chat ” of this year

Yesterday, Saturday, was Willowbog Bonsai's ninth Bonsai Chat of the year so far.                         We saw a slightly below par turn out for the first community day of this autumn period.    ...

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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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