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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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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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November monthly workshop

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.

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.

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

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 ?

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

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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Ten out of ten

Ten out of ten

If we were to be awarded a mark for each of the monthly workshops that we have staged in 2019 then we would be at ten out of ten !                     Willowbog Bonsai staged our October workshop last Saturday and as...

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3 .2. 1.

3 .2. 1.

Three men, two trees  and one most enjoyable day !                         Antony and myself were two of the men and the third was where he often is, behind the camera taking these photos, thanks Peter G....

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