Author Archives: Michael Cooper

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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February 2017 meeting

  Spring Re-potting Workshop A really busy workshop evening, root hooks and rakes beavering away at all the tables . The left hand side team seemed be taking it rather more seriously than the right hand crowd though.     … Continue reading

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January 2017 Meeting

    The first meeting of the year was a hive of activity as members worked on their trees with the advice of some of the ‘old hands.’  Club President John, Ade  and Roger were there ready to lend assistance … Continue reading

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December 2016 Meeting AGM

Members cluster around Club President JohnTrott as he shows them their new challenge. The Chairman’s report A year has gone by and it’s AGM time again. We started off with an address from our Chairman Howard who thanked all the members for their … Continue reading

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