April 2016 Meeting -Workshop

A typical workshop evening at Taunton & Somerset Bonsai Club


Ades forsythiaSpring is in the air and after a long depressing winter bonsai buds are bursting out everywhere, a time of year that stirs the enthusiast back into action so our April meeting was full of busy members repotting their pines and titivating other trees they had brought along.

IMG_4143 On the left with the blue grey potting trays

IMG_4142 And on the right with the black potting trays

Studies of concentrated effort on both sides of the room as we pressed on with our trees. Some cogitating possible improvement, some ploughing on with it clear in their minds what needed doing and others pleased to hang on the words of advice and  encouragement from some of the older hands in the club.

IMG_4145 ‘Now if you bring that retaining wire through there.’

Adrian and Roger ‘Old Hands’ offering thoughts and advice

As club photographer Bill was back with us, thank goodness, this month and his selection of…

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About Michael Cooper

Bonsai enthusiast and artist. After recording the rural scene in watercolours for over thirty years and having my own studio gallery I am now semi retired. I still sell my prints though to customers worldwide via my website and through the Somerset Crafts Gallery, Avalon Marshes Centre,Westhay nr Glastonbury BA6 9TT. The rest of the time is spent looking after my bonsai trees, I like the exercise.
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