CANBERRA BONSAI SOCIETY SHOW 2020

Last month, despite the obstacles, Canberra Bonsai Society held their annual show and what a success it was. People queued quietly (and with social distancing it was a long queue) and once inside had the opportunity to buy all things […]

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APPRENTICE BONSAI: Lee Wright

Apprentice bonsai can be a bit odd with the stylist seeing future growth but others seeing only what their eyes see and doubting any future. This little Kunzea ambigua is a great example. It was obviously older stock at a […]

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NBPCA EARLY OCTOBER

Also at the NBPCA is this familiar pine.

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PORTULACARIA AFRA- JADE : DON DELUCA

When jade is taken as cuttings, it’s very important to remember that you are dealing with a succulent. If the base of the cutting is not allowed to dry out for a few days the inner wood can rot out […]

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Canberra Bonsai Society Annual Bonsai Show

Canberra Bonsai Society is happy to announce the annual bonsai show will be held at the Canberra High School from 10-11 October 2020. ACT COVID-19 rules will apply. We look forward to seeing you there!

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A WORK PROGRESSING by Lee Wright

Melaleuca linarifolia ‘Claret Tops’ is a beautiful Australian native that is easy to develop and brightens your bonsai bench with the new claret tipped foliage. Pruning is a delight due to the aroma of the leaves. It’s a great tree […]

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For Your Information

A new bonsai podcast, Bonsai Wire, is now available on podcast apps: http://bonsaiwirepodcast.com. Michael Hagedorn, Jonas Dupuich, Andrew Robson and John Eads cover topics in a roundtable format and interview others for their viewpoints. CALLING AUSTRALIAN BONSAI & PENJING ARTISTS […]

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Need New Bonsai Tools or Wire?

200mm bud/leaf/small branch scissors  $15.00 each Japanese cut paste (100g) for sealing wounds, cuts etc $18.50 each 3 pack bottletop watering spouts (fine, medium, soaker) $5.00 per pack   Available for collection from Maureen at Telopea (mob: 0414 713 683) […]

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Root Work by Lee Wright

When repotting a clerendendron I noted a prominent nebari root growing across the trunk of the tree. It wasn’t really unsightly but it was disrupting the line of the trunk and with more years and a thicker development it would […]

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FYI: Earth and Fire 2020 & Bonsai and Shohin Open Competition 2020

Re: Earth and Fire 2020 Dear Fellow Bonsai Enthusiasts, I am sorry to inform you that Earth & Fire 2020 Bonsai Pot Exhibition & Sale, which we were planning to hold on the 25th & 26th of July in Sydney […]

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