Tag Archives: Tree of the Month

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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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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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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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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October 2016 Tree of the Month

As a sequel to the report on the meeting this month here are the results of the Tree of the Month Competition and Ade’s detailed critique. ADVANCED CLASS FIRST in this class was Jon’s Cotoneaster (above) which had the most votes … 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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