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A selection of other websites which may be of interest...

Bonsai around London...

Bonsai at Kew Gardens – most of the bonsai in Kew’s collection were donated by the late Ruth Stafford-Jones, a founder member of Bonsai Kai, in 2001. Although Kew has a growing collection of bonsai, only 10 trees looking their seasonal best are displayed at any one time - more about Kew.

Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai – probably the biggest bonsai nursery in Kent, with close links to the M25/M2/M20/A20 and A2 road networks; Lee Verhorevoort Bonsai caters for everything that the bonsai enthusiast could want, at the most competitive prices. Lee is a regular speaker at Bonsai Kai. – www.lvbonsai.co.uk

Bushukan Bonsai – Situated in the Essex countryside and Chelsea Gold Medal winners, this nursery is run by Chrissie Leigh-Walker and her husband Joe. It stocks the whole range of bonasi from trees suitable for beginners right the way up to high quality yamadori material.– www.bushukan.co.uk

Herons Bonsai – founded by Dawn and Peter Chan in 1986, this is one of Britain's largest bonsai nurseries. Located in Newchapel in Surrey, it offers a range and selection of trees. Peter Chan is author of a number of books on bonsai; holds a record tally of 21 Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medals; and sponsors of the Royal Horticultural Society’s bonsai collection at Wisley. – www.herons.co.uk

WindyBank Bonsai – is located in Carshalton in Surrey, just a twenty-minute drive from junction 8 on the M25. In addition to bonsai trees, the nursery stocks a large selection of pots, tools, soil, wire and many other bonsai care products. Only open weekends and bankholidays – www.windybankbonsai.co.uk

More about trees...

A Key for Identifying British Trees & Shrubs – part of the Science & Pants for Schools website, visitors are helped to distinguish between 80 species of trees and shrubs commonly found growing wild in Britain and Ireland www-saps.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/trees

Other societies...

Federation of British Bonsai Societies – this is the national body for British bonsai clubs. Find details of your local bonsai club and more about bonsai and dates for national bonsai shows.www.fobbsbonsai.co.

UK Bonsai Association – a new organisation to bring together all parts of the UK bonsai communitywww.ukbonsaiassoc.org

Royal Horticultural Society – find lots of horticultural information on the RHS site including forthcoming show dates and databases of plants and treeswww.rhs.org.uk

 

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