This year members had asked for a change from our traditional Christmas meeting which had always incorporated a topical quiz, as most were inspired by the Olympics they had asked for a more sporting event.
Novembers meeting was presented by our own in house tree expert Amelia, her chosen subject( sounds like an episode of mastermind) was a talk on tree roots. As you will see from the photo,s it was a very much hands on talk, Amelia talked about how it was easy to just concentrate on shaping the trunk […]
Octobers meeting was a relatively quite one so I used the meeting to discuss with members present what they would like to see on next years calendar. If you were not at the meeting please speak to me or the committee with your suggestions as we are trying to organise the calendar earlier. As I said it […]
I had contacted Lee Verhorevoort back in January for a Saturday workshop he was able to offer us a date for October, this month being suitable for wiring and styling of evergreens and structural pruning of deciduous trees.
This months meeting we welcomed Simon Temblett as our guest speaker, for those that could not make it you missed an interesting talk.
The August meeting saw the welcome return of Mark and Ritta Cooper as guest speakers, last year they gave a talk on accent plants and their use in Bonsai displays. We also had a practical session under their guidance on both making a moss ball display and planting a pot with a suitable accent plant. […]
July,s meeting which was a workshop evening and also the entry for my favourite tree competition proved despite the very hot weather very popular as it was well attended and had lots of work going on. Read more >>>
As most of you will know is was decided that we would have the table top sale for the June meeting.
Despite missing our Chairman and Treasurer, the meeting was very well attended with some 17 members, welcome to our new member Gary Topham. It was nice to see Graham again and Ben and we hope his dad recovers soon. Malcolm bought a few more trees to sell and they were snapped up very quickly and […]
This months meeting was a broad demonstration/talk by Malcolm on refining trees both for development and potential showing. Malcolm discussed his techniques and what worked for him as well as his experiences gained over the years.