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More bonsai websites

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 displaying at any one time.

www.kew.org/kew-gardens/plants/bonsai-collection

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

WindyBank Bonsai

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 bank holidays.

www.windybankbonsai.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 the Royal Horticultural Society’s bonsai collection at Wisley.

www.herons.co.uk

Other societies and more about trees

A key for identifying British trees and shrubs

Part of the Science & Plants 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/

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/

UK Bonsai Association

A new organisation to bring together all parts of the UK bonsai community.

www.ukbonsaiassoc.org/

Royal Horticultural Society

Find lots of horticultural information on the RHS site including forthcoming show dates and databases of plants and trees

www.rhs.org.uk