Hawkeye

My son spotted this newly fledged Sparrow hawk on my greenhouse this afternoon. I crept forward to see how close I could get, with my camera in hand of course.

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2014 US National Bonsai Exhibition Awards

Valavanis Bonsai Blog

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Join us at the exciting US National Bonsai Exhibition on September 13-14, 2014 in Rochester, New York. The Award Banquet & Benefit Auction are one of the highlights of the weekend where $6,500 will be presented to the finest bonsai selected by our three international judges: Hiro Yamaji from Japan, Peter Warren from England and David Easterbrook from Canada.

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Bonsai fellowship abounds with visitors, exhibitors and vendors all enjoying a delicious meal awaiting the award presentations.

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The following awards will be presented:

The National Award

Finest Bonsai Masterpiece

$1,000

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Evergreen Bonsai Award

Finest Evergreen Bonsai

$500

 

Deciduous Bonsai Award

Finest Deciduous Bonsai

$500 Lang Bonsai Container Certificate

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Yoshimura Award

Finest Classical Bonsai

$500

 

Bonsai Travel Award

Finest Bonsai & Companion Plant Combination

$500

 

Nippon Bonsai Association Award

Finest Japanese Style Display

 

Ho Yoku Award

Finest Innovative Bonsai Design

$500

 

Custom Oriental Woodcraft Award

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