Author Archives: Michael Cooper

September 2017 Meeting

  ‘ Now what can one do with this?’ Almost every month Adrian judges our Tree of the Month Competition and we all sit around and await  his verdict on our trees and his suggestions as to how we might … Continue reading

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August 2017 Meeting

The Shoebox Competition A bit of a change for us this month as members responded to our Club President John Trott’s challenge to create a bonsai based display in a shoebox. I don’t know if this was inspired by John’s … Continue reading

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Day Workshop July 2017

Having proved so popular the Club held another day long workshop where members could benefit from some words of bonsai wisdom from Roger and Adrian two of the Club’s most experienced members. Our hosts for the day again were Club … Continue reading

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July 2017 – Our Annual Night out

Time to dip into our monthly raffle kitty again, when all those old paperbacks, Cds, unwanted presents and oddments of all sorts contribute to our annual evening out. The evening started with a walk around Castle Neroche under the guidance … Continue reading

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June 2017 Meeting

A Critique Evening with Roger and Adrian Jon’s Beech. This tree certainly started the evening off well with a lot of admiration for forester member Jon’s find of two years ago. Jon potted it up  last winter and achieved the … Continue reading

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T. & S. B. C. Bonsai News – June 2017

  One show is just not good enough for some folk, so Adrian, Brian, Jon  and Sara are going to fly the flag for T & S B.C at the  Bonsai South West Show down in Exmouth on the 11th … Continue reading

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2017 Our Annual Show

Once again it is show time and on Friday evening before the Bank Holliday week-end a team of our members were busy erecting the marquee at Willowbrook Garden Centre. ( If during this report I fail to mention a particular member’s … Continue reading

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May 2017 Meeting

Getting ready for our annual show is again is the main purpose of our May meeting. An evening when members bring in a selection of trees for  the Club to chose a selection from and to clean and preen them … Continue reading

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April 2017 Meeting

An evening on Kusamono with Ritta Cooper Fresh from their success as prize winners for their  Best Shohin at the international Bonsai Show the Noelanders Trophy,  Ritta Cooper aided and abetted by her husband Mark from time to time, give … Continue reading

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March 2017 meeting

Spring is in the air at last and activity in the world of bonsai steps up a few notches and after this club night I think many of us will be able to raise our game as well having followed … Continue reading

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