Category Archives: News Blog

February 2016 meeting

Re-potting workshop Every spring a young man’s fancy lightly  turns to love and here in Somerset some young and not so young members of our club turn their thoughts to the spring re-potting of their  precious trees. The view above … Continue reading

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Noelanders Trip 2018

Noelanders 2018 a report by club members. Text by Jon B and Photos by Geoff unless stated otherwise After many months of meticulous planning five members of the Taunton club set off on a pilgrimage to the Noelanders show in … Continue reading

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January 2018 Meeting

  A Winter Workshop Evening Tony contemplating his Crab Apple  Tony is a dedicated member of our band of bonsai brothers who travels a fair  distance to attend our meetings and I think this photo illustrates the pleasure and satisfaction … Continue reading

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December 2017 Meeting AGM

Our Annual General Meeting started with the Chairman’s report from Howard who thanked the Club Committee and Officers who had helped throughout the year. In particular his wife Andy who as Secretary  keeps us all in order, runs the raffle … Continue reading

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November 2017 Club Auction Night

Once again it is auction night, a Wednesday or so later than our usual meeting day as Club President and  auctioneer John Trott was away on our usual day. His excuse was that he was in Taiwan at the Bonsai … Continue reading

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October 2017 meeting.

Planting by the Moon A talk by Club Member Tony Moore I must admit that having lived for years in Glastonbury surrounded by magic crystal shops and tarot card readers etc. I wondered what Tony had in store for us … Continue reading

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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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