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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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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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Extra workshop

Due to increased demand we have added an extra date to the monthly workshop schedule.                     The regular monthly workshops are usually held on the penultimate Saturday and this is true for December but we...

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Rugby versus Bonsai ?

Judging by the modest turnout for our penultimate Bonsai Chat of the year here at Willowbog Bonsai last Saturday Rugby was the winner even if England were not !                     A few regulars managed to get their...

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First of three

Last Saturday four enthusiasts joined me for a day spent looking at the use of created deadwood in our bonsai design.                     We started as we usually do with a bit of theory.        ...

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