He has been experimenting with miniature gardens since he was about seven - encouraged by his mother, whose interests included bonsai .
Ma compared this kind of ‘fill empty space’ sculpture to bonsai .
Even books on bonsai were not available then.
Mr Hawksby said the Scottish contingent were all people he met while exhibiting or teaching bonsai at shows.
Fifty species of bonsai , comprising trees and shrubs, are on display.
My problem is that I live in an apartment and have a lot of cacti, bonsai and orchids but I am unable to put them in a correct place.
Mr Bolton has been practising the art of bonsai for more than 30 years and has around 50 different trees.
Barry's a horticulturist and I just love growing things so we bought a cedar tree and a book on the basics of bonsai .
On display are more than 20 varieties of bonsai .
This presentation, the second in a series, showcases excellent bonsai from the very best artists in the world.