Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

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Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Jeremy on Mon Feb 23, 2009 12:50 pm

Seven members of Dragon bonsai attended the Winter show at Swindon on Sunday.
This show over the last 7 years has got better and larger. It is one of the British bonsai seasons highlights.


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Here is the dragon bonsai display.
John's Juniper and Chris's winter clothed Yew




Bob's San hose juniper.


Bob 's Larch.


John's White pine.
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Re: Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Rob Kempinski on Mon Feb 23, 2009 2:29 pm

Nice show. Seems like some very spiffy trees on display. I like Bob's larch. Perhaps with a smaller pot and with some slope to the sides and with a larger slab it would be more dramatic. The scroll mimics the shape in a pleasing manner.



I see a problem common in US shows. The displays are a bit crowded.
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Celtic Knot at Swindon.

Post  Jeremy on Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:16 pm

Chris Thomas and I presented 3 trees at the Winter show.
Chris's Blackthorn and dragon.


Chris's Larch.


My mugo.


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GOOD stuff

Post  Joe Hatfield on Mon Feb 23, 2009 7:51 pm

Tanks for sharing!
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Post  Tony on Mon Feb 23, 2009 8:04 pm

Jerry... great display some fine trees from Celtic Knot.... looks like a really good show. Sorry I could not make it down.
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Re: Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Jeremy on Mon Feb 23, 2009 9:22 pm

Hi Tony,
You were missed, well Chris and I did... Wink
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very nice:

Post  david on Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:29 pm

i loved Chris's Larch
fascinated Shocked

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Re: Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Jeremy on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:15 pm

Some of the fine trees displayed.

Simon's Temblett's fine Boulevard.
Best in show.


Steve Tolly's Juniper.
A real masterpiece.


John Armitage's, BSA Shohin display
Best visiting society


Ian Stewardson White Pine .
Best conifer.


Ian Stewartson's Korean Hornbeam


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Re: Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Jeremy on Tue Feb 24, 2009 11:18 pm

Rob and David,
Both Chris and Bob are registered here. I hope they will find time to reply.
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Best Deciduous

Post  Mark Cooper on Fri Feb 27, 2009 4:07 pm

Korean Hornbeam (owned by a member of the Swindon Club)

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Re: Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Rob Kempinski on Fri Feb 27, 2009 6:00 pm

uro wrote:Rob and David,
Both Chris and Bob are registered here. I hope they will find time to reply.

No problem, it was just a suggestion on the larch.

The quality of the last few trees was superb. I really like Simon Temblett's style. I had the privilege of meeting him last summer and saw more of his trees. - he has real talent. Likes lime sulfur too! sunny

Ian Stewartson has great trees as does Steve Tolley. Nice show guys.
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Re: Dragon bonsai at The Swindon winter show.

Post  Jeremy on Fri Mar 06, 2009 9:23 pm

bonsaikichi wrote:Korean Hornbeam (owned by a member of the Swindon Club)


Hi,
The Korean hornbeam belongs to Reg Bolton. Swndon and Fobbs chairman.
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