The Laggard by Lee Wright

An elm that has greatly benefited from GoGo Juice. March 2018 – Well, the lower trunk was nice, and I thought the lower left branch would be the new apex. However, it thought differently and died, the little devil. I […]

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Gogo Juice by Lee Wright

I went to Bunnings to get some Seamungus to give my bonsai a shot in the arm but the only size they had was more than I could use, more than I could carry. Forget that. So I turned to […]

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COVID UPDATE

As you are all well aware, Sydney and its surrounds are in lockdown which has significantly impacted on BSA activities. Both our August and September meetings and workshops are cancelled as well as our show in September. There is good […]

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NEWS FROM THE NBPCA: Leigh Taafe

TOP STORY It’s not often you can send your bonsai collection around the world, but thanks to the latest stamp series from Australia Post, the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia (NBPCA) can do just that! Bonsai are the […]

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AUGUST’S DEMONSTRATION: John Marsh on ‘Preparing Your Trees for a Show’

As John’s demonstration had to be cancelled due to Covid restrictions, he has kindly provided these detailed notes on preparing trees for show. So, after some time nurturing and styling your bonsai, the time has come when you think it […]

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2021 BSA SHOW

Despite the cancellation of the Earth and Fire Pot Display and Sale at the end of the month and the Central Coast Sales Day mid August, hopefully lockdown will be well and truly over before our show. So just a […]

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FYI: Bonsai-En: online bonsai shop and nursery in NSW Australia

Bonsai-En is an online bonsai shop and nursery in NSW Australia. We want to start supporting bonsai clubs around Australia which will also help support our growth to stock a larger range of quality bonsai supplies In Australia. We ship […]

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NATIONAL BONSAI AND PENJING COLLECTION AUSTRALIA UPDATE: Leigh Taafe

The National Bonsai & Penjing Collection of Australia (NBPCA) recently appointed its new Selection & Ambassadorial Committee (SAC). The SAC exists to act as ambassadors for the NBPCA at the grass roots level of the Australian bonsai community, to identify […]

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Solace by Lee Wright

I was so disappointed in missing out on the Earth and Fire Pot Sale, cancelled due to the lockdown, that I immersed my sorrow in checking out plants at the Rockdale Community Nursery. A row of $40 Leptospermum ‘Pink Cascade’ […]

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ALLAN PECK’S DEMONSTRATION

For his demonstration, Allan chose a weeping variety of swamp cypress (Taxodium distichum ‘Cascade Waters’). Native to the southern states of the USA, swamp cypress is the only deciduous conifer and often chosen for bonsai due to its fine feathery […]

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