Wisteria Maintenance

Why Doesn’t My Wisteria Flower? Age Pruning Sunlight Fertilising Potting Watering We will look at each of these topics and see how this information can help to achieve a healthy wisteria. It is important to mention that I live in […]

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Pyracantha Potential

I picked up a little beauty at the BSA sale table on Friday. Yes, the early bird gets the pyracantha. It has age, character and is small… all the things I look for. In its purchased state it was out […]

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Bonsai is Art: 2018 Show

This year’s show was excellent with many visitors commenting on the number and variety of trees displayed. With more than a hundred and thirty bonsai and companion plants to accompany them that is no understatement! Trees ranged from the spectacular […]

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September’s Demonstration by Andrew Edge

Andrew did a fantastic demonstration at September’s meeting, using an enormous rock that once resided in an aquarium and a variegated juniper that had he had styled in a master class with Yannick Kiggen (Belgium) at this year’s Bonsai Week […]

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OUR SHOW: 14-16th SEPTEMBER at the HARVEY LOWE PAVILION

With only two weeks to go until our show, hopefully you’ve chosen your display and they are looking good. We hope to better label the trees this year returning to the previous format of common name, scientific name and years […]

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THE TOPS WEEKEND

As usual, the Illawarra Bonsai Society’s Tops Weekend was great fun with lots to learn. The ‘all women cast’ did not disappoint with our own Paulette De Martin, Avril Stanley (Brisbane) and Ruth McClucas (Canberra Native Bonsai Club) each bringing […]

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POTTING MEDIUMS

THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF A SERIES PERTAINING TO POTTING MEDIUMS Dorothy Koreshoff O.A.M. ©️ reproduction by permission. I have spent what seems a lifetime with bonsai since marrying Vita Koreshoff in 1949 at the age of 18. He had […]

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AABC Convention, July 2018

What a wonderful AABC Convention this year; great demonstrators, a fantastic show (see our website for photos) and an excellent group of like-minded people with whom to share the experience. Congratulations to Bonsai Northwest Inc who left nothing to chance […]

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AUGUST DEMONSTRATOR: Ray Nesci

Having seen a most beautiful elm with exposed roots at the recent AABC Convention (thought to be one of the best trees on display by Bjorn Bjorholm) the question of how one might achieve such a developed exposed root system […]

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September Demonstrator: Andrew Edge

Andrew is a regular demonstrator, workshop leader and good friend to the Bonsai Society of Australia Inc and is known for his knowledge and friendly and thoughtful style. Bonsai has been a twenty-two year obsession for Andrew and this certainly […]

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