Nepean Bonsai Society Show 2024

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As always, the Nepean Bonsai Society’s exhibition was a captivating showcase of members’ exquisite trees. The engaging display highlighted the artistry and dedication of bonsai enthusiasts, drawing admiration from visitors. It was a pleasure to witness so many people appreciating and enjoying the beauty and craftsmanship of the bonsai on display. The event not only celebrated the skill of the society’s members but also fostered a sense of community among bonsai lovers.

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Crafting Raft Bonsai: Top Techniques and Plant Choices

In bonsai, a raft is one trunk along the ground supporting a number of ‘branches’ that have become trunks in their own right. Rafts come in straight and sinuous and are usually developed when a stock plant has branches on […]

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Workshop Notes (May 2024)

This month we are having two workshop meetings, with our special one in the main hall on the first Tuesday and the normal workshop on the third Tuesday night in the activities room. May continues to be a good time […]

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May (2024) Demonstration : Sean Hood

Sean is an extremely talented bonsai artist who has been practising bonsai for over twenty years. From a modest beginning in a small nursery on the Central Coast and a period of study with Lee Wilson, Sean’s skills now, span […]

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What to do in June

Autumn has finally arrived with cooler nights and crisp mornings. It’s a good time to take a breath for now and take stock of how the trees in your collection have improved during the last year. We’ve had a lot […]

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Dead Wood Work

Water Gum (Tristaniopsis laurina) is a great choice for bonsai, particularly in the Sydney area where it is commonly used as a street tree and thrives with little or no attention. Shiny, attractive foliage with bronze tips in spring, easily […]

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March Demonstration: Joe Morgan-Paylor

At last month’s BSA meeting, Joe Morgan-Paylor from Nichigo Bonsai (https://nichigobonsai.com) used a Podocarpus lawrencei propagated by Jarryd Bailey (https://www.montanebonsai.com) in 2014 and bought from Tree Makers (https://treemakers.com.au/) recently. Podocarpus lawrencei or the Mountain Plum Pine is a sub alpine/ […]

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April’s Demonstrator : Andrew Edge

AABC visiting tutor, Andrew Edge is the owner of Edge Bonsai Studio, and a well-known and admired bonsai artist from the Central Coast. He is passionate about bonsai and brings a deep knowledge of horticulture and Japanese techniques to his […]

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What To Do In April

The end of summer and the start of autumn have been pleasant in the Sydney area. We have had occasional rain, but plenty of warm, sunny days to get out amongst our bonsai collections. During the heat of summer, it’s […]

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Canberra Bonsai Society’s Native Exhibition

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A bonsai exhibition of solely Australian native plants is always a pleasure. Seeing the species that grow around us is exciting, and the Canberra Bonsai Society’s show did not disappoint. This year’s theme, ‘The Australian landscape in the palm of […]

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