With the summer coming in hot (literally), we take a look at some our members bonsai tree images from the last few months showing tremendous seasonal growth. We look forward to when we can go back to hosting our monthly workshops and meetings, but in the mean time, stay safe out there!
We had a great club workshop meeting in October with a brilliant attendance discussing everything from trees to pot selection. Looking forward to our workshop with Ian Young this month now for some serious hands on again.
Here's our new schedule running up until July 2020. It shows our planned workshops and meetings. The Sunday workshops are all with Ian Young aka Bonsai Eejit, and the meetings are on a Wednesday evenings and all members are encouraged to bring a tree for discussion and work. New faces always welcome.
A fantastic workshop session today with Ian Young going through fundamentals of tree styling and getting hours of hands on work with our members trees. All attending members were encouraged to bring a "project tree" which they will be developing as a personal project over the next year. Each tree got a hands on attention … Continue reading 1st season session with Ian Young
We had a wonderful evening today visiting Tom's extensive collection of beautiful bonsai followed by our AGM. Great plans made for the upcoming year and we look forward to releasing the schedule.
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