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Red and gold-more autumn colour

Just rushed out between the showers, days of showers at the moment , to get some photos of these trees with the few minutes of sun upon them. On the whole I don’t like autumn, as far as I am … Continue reading

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Autumn Colour

I know I have featured this only a few weeks ago but what a difference now. This photo was taken on Oct 8th and it is still looking radiant today the 15th. Between these dates it was voted Tree of … Continue reading

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Jack’s Beech.

With bonsai trees of any age one can only ever be the guardian of that tree for some years and try to care for it, refine and improve it whilst it is your privelidge to do so. Sadly one of … Continue reading

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Season of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

I have just seen how long it is since I updated my own blog, I’ve been busy doing the Somerset Crafts Facebook and the Taunton and Somerset Bonsai Club website as well as a few health issues,at they say, to … Continue reading

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Customer from the past cheers old artist up.

Received this  most cheering email this week from  Nichaolas Earley a voice from the past when I was first selling my work in my first studio up forty odd steps of the stairs at Crispin Hall in Street “I came … Continue reading

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Larch group on the cheap

At the begining of 2016 I invested a few pounds in a bundle of bare rooted Larches of various sizes purchased on the internet from a company that is kind enough to consider very small quantities –Beechwood Nurseries in Co … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Ken Dodd one of my old customers

Sadly passed away on the 11th March one of our great comedians who worked in the tradition of the music halls.  Aged 90 he performed from 1954 until 2017.  Ken Dodd gave me one of his cards and I sold … Continue reading

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Last Snows of Winter 2018

  At the end of February I had started re-potting some of my trees not knowing that winter still had some surprises in store for us even here in Somerset. I think it was on the 1st or 2nd of … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Marcus a real Somerset Character

What seem like long ago at the begining of this century I spent quite a time at a cider orchard in Lower Edgarley at the foot of Glastonbury Tor where I had the honour of meeting one of Glastonbury’s great … Continue reading

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Blue Leaf Bonsai Acer Fraud

I know it seems odd to anyone who has grown bonsai for any length of time but outside that circle there are people who log on to Ebay and come across this interesting specimen the  Blue Japanese Maple Bonsai Acer … Continue reading

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