A long Overdue Holiday

9 months ago Nebby 0

Source: All Things Bonsai Blog.

Got back from a long overdue holiday recently. If you’ve ever been to see our little bonsai nursery in Sheffield, you’ll know that we love what we do. We’ve had the place for nearly eight years now and it’s easily the best thing I have done in my life. The work is harder than you may think – but on a good day it can’t be beaten. On the flip slide, it’s pretty difficult to get time off. In the past, we tried to take a holiday in summer. Any keeper of a bonsai tree collection will know that holidays take a little planning. It’s a good idea to have someone you can trust to water your trees. For people with a nursery, it’s a big-ask to expect people to take the watering duties in summer. So, we now close for much of January. A small craft business like ours can’t really afford staff if I’m honest. I’m also not going to pretend that we are a big corporate entity when we’re not. We’re very lucky though to have a small bunch on people who want to help us in the bonsai project. A big thanks to Linda, Kay and Norman (in no particular order) – without you we wouldn’t have been able to take a break. Maybe in the future we’ll grow to the size where we can be a small team. Not sure if that’s part of the plan at the moment. For now we’re happy with growing…

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