Category Archives: News Blog

May 2018 Meeting

Sadly it was not a very well attended meeting this month though as you can see there were enough folk there to offer David a number of opinions on what to do with his tree. Studied concentration was in the … Continue reading

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April 2018 Meeting

  You know when you start to take your bonsai seriously, it’s when you start to worry about the pot as well as the tree. At our Club meeting in April we were fortunate enough to have an up and … Continue reading

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March 2018 Meeting

Last November John Trott our Club President made a bonsai pilgrimage with his wife Anne and a couple of fellow enthusiasts Mark and Phil to Taiwan for the Bonsai Clubs International Convention  and the Asia- Pacific Bonsai and Viewing Stone … Continue reading

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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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