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Monday 30 September 2019

Natter night 30th September 2019.

Wet, wet, wet, was the order of the night.

Nobody dared to sit outside tonight but we still had a good night.

Will do a full post tomorrow.

Saturday 28 September 2019

More space on the benches.

After selling a few more trees last Sunday, I now have a bit more space on the benches.

Not as cluttered up as it was, I can now see the trees better. It also allows more light around them.

Tuesday 24 September 2019

Natter night 23rd September 2019.

A very busy night once more, with the natter being mainly about our trip on Sunday to Doncaster.

Kevin brought this root over rock Ivy, purchased as the show.

Which Robert showed Kevin how to repot.

 It was potted into an Erin pot which suited it very nicely.

Then Graham arrived with this Nice Oak, also purchased on Sunday, Robert was busy again talking him through how to prune it.

Ken brought back his triple trunk Juniper to have the bark cleaned.

Boxy, having brought his high pressure washer duly got to grips with it.

The tree seems to have shrunk a little.

Boxy was having a good time and judging by the smile on Graham's face, he was too.

Caption's please on the last picture.

Joking aside it was a very good night.

Monday 23 September 2019

Doncaster Bonsai boot sale, { after }

I would just like to say a big thank you to everyone who bought trees off me on Sunday.

It was also really nice meeting up with old and new friends.

P S please look after them trees.

Wednesday 18 September 2019

Early Autumn.

Autumn has arrived early up here in the north of England.
My Hawthorn group did not reward me with any flowers this year, but is making up for it with it's nice Autumn colours.

New pots.

Some better photos of my new pots.

My collection keeps getting larger.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

Natter night 16th September 2019.

Started early again with a visit from Phil, Mark and Peter from Ireland, on the way back from the National show in Bury.

Having a good look around my garden.

Into the tidied up studio, we gave out bits of wire to everyone to mark a front on this juniper and came up with four different views.

It will be wired and styled.

A small Squamata juniper.

Grahams small Larch.

A very enjoyable night.

Going potty again.

Yesterday I acquired yet another pot for my collection, it just keeps on growing.

Made by Paul Rodgers Ceramics, who is quite new to the  Bonsai scene.

I believe he will have a stand at the next Heathrow show, so pop in and have a look for yourselves.
Follow this link to find him.

Monday 16 September 2019

Oh it's Monday.

As I am busy working on my house the studio has had a battering over the weekend.
I think I better tidy up before my Natter night.

Doncaster Bonsai boot sale.

I have been sorting out some trees that I will be offering for sale at the Bonsai boot sale at Doncaster next Sunday.

If I can get them all in the car.

Sunday 15 September 2019

Tree of the week. No 9.

My tree of the week is an Itoigawa Juniper.

National show .

As I said here is my post on the National show at Bury.
As always an impeccable show.

As well as a lot of traders.

Some beautiful pots by Scottish potter Barry Somerville.

Some shots of the demo's.

An all round good day out.