Tag Archives: Tree of the Month

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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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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March 2016 Meeting

GROUP PLANTING DEMONSTRATION It’s not every club that is as lucky as we are to have one of the country’s leading bonsai growers, JohnTrott as our President , so here we were only a week or so after John was … Continue reading

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