3 days, 3 pines

29th September 2011 : P. sylvestris on a customer's roof terrace in London. This began life as a bonsai - I've been called in to look after it from now on. P. nigra near Chepstow. I've been working on these for 3 years now, and they're coming on nicely. P. parviflora, Syon Park London Hotel.  Read More

black pine

Niwaki Hedge

25th September 2011 : Nicky and Jonny Fraser came round on Friday, to add some of their Shropshire Funk to our yew hedge at Harvard.  www.knivesout.co.uk and here's the finished product: Read More

niwaki hedge

Matsu sentei!

16th September 2011 : Autumn is officially here when it's time for pine pruning. (well, maybe I'm jumping the gun a bit, but it's too exciting to hold on any longer) Read More

pine pruning

More shears than you can shake a stick at

13th September 2011 : Our range of pruning shears has just grown again. We now have four different sizes from Okatsune, two from ARS, two from Masamune (coming in November) and one from Tobisho. Try shaking a stick at all of them at once - can't be done. Read More

tobisho shears

NEW BOOK

10th September 2011 : quite soon, my new book is coming out. It's called The Art of Creative Pruning, Inventive Ideas for Training and Shaping Trees and Shrubs, and is published by Timber Press. You can buy signed copies here, but it's probably cheaper elsewhere. It's full of great pictures from various contributors… Read More

jake's new book

Still Life With Tulips

7th September 2011 : Dad's new website is up and running! Check out http://www.timhobsonartist.com/default.aspx The recent work is all for sale... Read More

tim hobson artist

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