We’ve had a huge interest last weekend from people who are looking to start their bonsai journey so we’ve organised a 2-hour “Introduction to Bonsai” workshop on Saturday 27th April in Mounttown Community Centre. Leave a comment or send us a message if you’re interested in coming along and we’ll see you then.
We had a very busy but brilliant weekend showcasing the clubs bonsai at the Alpine Garden Show in Cabinteely on 6th and the Experience Japan in Phoenix Park on the 7th. The exhibits were put together with bonsai from some of our members and although both days were an early start and late finish we … Continue reading April Shows
See our flyer below for details of our two displays taking place next weekend.
The last 2 workshops with Bonsai Eejit went great and we went through everything from pot selection to displaying trees and deadwood. In the December workshop we held a photoshoot as part of the class where members brought trees and we discussed the best positioning and displaying methods for each one. We look forward to more in … Continue reading Last 2 workshops of 2018
Ian Young came back to us this February for anther brilliant workshop. This time the topic of discussion was based around Yamadori and collecting trees in the wild as well as tips on critiquing trees in a positive way. Ian went through the kinds of tools one needs to bring with him on yamadori collecting … Continue reading Yamadori workshop with Ian Young
The club are holding a workshop this Saturday 26th November. It's free for all new comers, it is starting at 10am going on till 3 or 4. It's going to be held in the Mounttown Community Facility,Mounttown As always bring along a tree or 2 to work on. Hope to see you there
Leinster Bonsai Club are delighted to confirm a weekend workshop with Harry Harrington. On 18th and 19th of February 2017 Harry will be coming to Dublin to teach us a few of his many tricks. Author of 3 books and the most comprehensive bonsai species website out there Harry certainly knows a thing or two … Continue reading Harry Harrington Workshop in Dublin
Last Saturday we had our first workshop this year. It was a great day with lots of good work and fun, many thanks for Ian Young aka Bonsai Eejit for coming and doing workshop with us, we all had enjoyed the day. Here are just few photos from it. See you all at next meeting … Continue reading WORKSHOP
Happy Easter to everyone from Leinster bonsai club. We hope you have a good one. Best regards, Maciej.
Could it be that we could now bring bonsai into the last clubless Provence in Ireland?!
Nearly 3 years ago I, on behalf of the Northern Ireland Bonsai Society, helped start the Munster Bonsai Club and a year year the Leinster Bonsai Club. Both are still going strong. Cork and Dublin are the main anchor cities for these clubs and therefore offer a good population in which to recruit new members.
The hard part of bringing coverage to all of Ireland was always going to be the wild west! Connaught lacks the population density of the rest of Ireland but what a place to go hunting yamadori 🙂 I have contact with a few bonsai enthusiasts over that way in Galway and Sligo but never anyone willing to give setting up a club or study group a go…… until now 🙂
I’ve been contacted via my blog by Tim, who not…
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