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2018 Calendar of events

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Mon Feb 12 — practical workshop — ‘pots and repotting’

Now is the time to repot your trees. Come and exchange ideas with other members.
Please bring any pots that

you would like to sell or swop. The Society’s library books will be available to read.

 

Mon March 12 — steve Brown — from cherry Blossom Bonsai

Steve will be showing slides about his favourite bonsai pots. He will bring examples and talk about choosing the

right pot for your tree. Please bring your favourite pots. Steve will also bring other bonsai related items to sell.

 

Mon April 9 — guest speaker — Duncan Wiles from the Bedfordshire Bonsai Society

Please bring several of your trees for advice and appraisal by Duncan.

 

Mon May 14 — guest speaker — Vendrice Garvin

‘Choosing appropriate styles for pre-bonsai material or for material in development.’

Creating something new. Exploring techniques such as air layering, branch/root grafting which can be helpful in creating more beautiful bonsai.


Mon June 11 — ‘Bring and Buy’ and practical Workshop

Please bring any unwanted bonsai or gardening related things that you want to sell or swop.

Followed by practical work on your own trees.

 

Mon July 9 — Practical workshop.

 

Mon August 13 — a ‘Bring and share’ garden social

A chance to see a member’s bonsai collection & garden & to enjoy food & drink together. More details later.

Partners are very welcome.

 

Mon Sept 17 — please note the different date because of Jewish New Year on the 10th.

Mock-up for Heathrow show with Vendrice – followed by a practical session.

Please bring the trees you have been working on for the Heathrow Show so that we can decide how to best

display them. Followed by practical work on your own trees.


Mon Oct 8 — practical Workshop

Continue pruning and styling your trees with help from other members.

Members’ discussion about the 2019 programme.

 

Mon Nov 12 — practical Workshop

Come and do some tidying up to prepare your trees for the winter.

Members’ discussion about the 2019 programme.

 

Mon Dec 10 — christmas social & a very short AGM

Fish and chip supper or please bring food and drink to share. TBC.

Please make a special effort to come. Partners and guests are also very welcome to join us

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm