Here are a few more bonsai from the exhibition. Striking and distinctive flowers This tree was grown from seed in Australia almost 40 years ago This shows the trunks of the bonsai which is not quite so … Continue reading →
On the weekend of 10 & 11 October 2015 the Canberra Bonsai Society held its annual exhibition at Canberra Grammar School. This was a change of venue for the exhibition and the space was very good and the lighting was an improvement on many venues that stage exhibitions. Perhaps the sight was a little difficult to access but all in all a welcome change.
The quality of the bonsai on display was the best for a while in my opinion and I think that generally bonsai in Australia is on a steady improvement trend.
Anyway, onto the bonsai, the most important part :-
This was my favorite bonsai of the exhibition and although it was not in the winners circle, I still think it has character.
English Elm – shohin
I really liked this small elm. It was grown from a root cutting about 15 years ago and then developed into a bonsai in its own right. The result is an interesting bonsai with style.
Japanese Maple group
Elm, maybe English and about 34 years old
Montezuma or Mexican bald cypress
Shohin display of Grevillea, Tea Tree and Dwarf Grey Honey Myrtle
Each year at the Goulburn Bonsai Society exhibition there are two “prizes” awarded, the Peoples Choice Award and the Presidents Award and this year the awarded bonsai were:- PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD PRESIDENTS AWARD
On the weekend of 3 & 4 October 2015 the Goulburn Bonsai Society held its annual exhibition. The weather was great and the crowds were mostly made up of “bonsai people” who travelled for the exhibition. As is normal at … Continue reading →