Category Archives: Club Meeting

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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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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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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November 2016 Club Auction Night

Following the success of last years auction which we hoped might become an annual occasion we have indeed had our second one, an entertaining evening with plenty of  bargains to be had and  an opportunity to raise some money for our … Continue reading

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September 2016 Meeting – Critiques

      A good attendance this month and with a good selection of trees brought in to be the subject of ideas, help and assistance from Adrian who is the judge of our monthly competition and is usually full … Continue reading

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August Meeting-My Favourite Tree

    Due to our usual venue being redecorated we met at Ruishton Village Hall and possibly due to holidays the attendance was not great but there were still enough Bonsai Brains around to offer advice and comments on all … Continue reading

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July 2016 Meeting-Our Big Night Out

At every monthly meeting we have a small raffle with members bringing along items to contribute towards a table full of the most exciting prizes. Old CDs, DVDs, paperbacks, that bottle of aftershave that one was given for Christmas, kitchen … Continue reading

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June 2016 Meeting- Leave or Remain

Most of us will  have a say soon on whether to Leave or Remain,  that is to say leave the shape and style of your trees  to nature’s rules or remain tied to some bonsai traditions of rather contrived  images that … Continue reading

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May 2016 Meeting – Pruning & Preening

    Getting ready for our Show  Only a few weeks to go now to our annual show and much of the evening was devoted to pruning and preening ones trees and Adrian choosing those that he thought would make … Continue reading

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April 2016 Meeting -Tree of the Month Competition

As the theme for this month was Trees in Flower  Fuji Cherries – Kojo-no-mai  were well represented with three trees entered in the Advanced Class. Evidently the name means ‘Flight of the Butterflies’ and what an attractive way to start the … Continue reading

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