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Coventry Bonsai Show bonanza

Fantastic day today at Coventry for the annual bonsai traders show, very high numbers of visitors from the public and bonsai growers perhaps due to the free entry this year.  Met lots of customers, old and new, plus made some new friends in the bonsai world – thanks for all your support and words of encouragement.  Great response to the new China Mist branding too and the consistent quality of my pots was mentioned more than once!

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Landscape with water

Whilst browsing the Wee-Trees bonsai forum, I noticed an interesting debate going on about finding a slab suitable for creating a landscape, which would also contain a river or stream running through it.  I contacted the person who wrote the forum post to suggest they commission me to make something suitable for their requirements.  At first they thought it would be really expensive but after a short discussion over Skype we came up with an agreement and I sketched out my idea for how I’d visualize the slab to look, and here it is in rough format…