The swindon show has become over the years a real must view bonsai show on the UK bonsai calendar, and while the lighting this year had been replaced in the main hall for crisp white light giving superb conditions. The trees where of a superb quality, while all sizes where on show I was drawn to the shohin trees.
Very nice cork bark elm without as many have the inverse taper.
Another but this one has that classic inverse, but has good ramification.
Hornbeam size wise this is just outside shohin.
This one was interesting, while a nice idea I feel for me it was too large for the pagoda as the framework broke lines of the tree.
This chojubai is a favourite for me for shohin bonsai.
Here are a few of the accents that caught my eye.
Nothing quite says spring like snow drops.
This is a rare…