2020 Meeting Calendar
21st January 2020 7:30pm:
Corin Tomlinson - first styling of conifers.
Tasks for January: Trees need protecting from heavy rainfall and freezing winds. Do not feed this month.
18th February 2020 7:30pm:
Tasks for February: A busy month with branches that have died back trimmed, protect from frosts. Prepare for repotting. Only feed evergreens with a balanced feed that are not being repotted.
17th March 2020 7:30pm:
Five Tree Night.
Tasks for March: Repot and root prune bonsai, but not flowering species.
21st April 2020 7:30pm:
John Hanby - Advice Night.
Tasks for April: Shelter newly repotted trees. Protect from late frosts. Repot Pines. Feeding schedules can start but do not feed newly potted trees or trees in flower.
19th May 2020 7:30pm:
Q & A Session.
Tasks for May: Beware late frost and excessive sun during the day. Keep your eyes peeled for any wires cutting into trees.
16th June 2020 7:30pm:
Andy Hardman - Shohin Display.
Tasks for June: Leaf prune appropriate trees and wire. Keep eyes open for pests that will creep up if not watched. Water thoroughly.
21st July 2020 7:30pm:
Annual Club Show.
Tasks for July: Water thoroughly. Protect from prolonged sun.
18th August 2020 7:30pm:
Society auction of Bonsai, pots, and associated items.
Tasks for August: Change feeding to low or no Nitrogen. Trim long growth. Maintain watering.
15th September 2020 7:30pm:
David Cheshire - rock planting from young material.
Tasks for September: Wire new growth, reduce watering to suit trees.
20th October 2020 7:30pm:
Alan Harriman - Suiseki.
Tasks for October: Repot evergreens, reduce watering, remove any wires biting into bark.
17th November 2020 7:30pm:
Dave Yarranton - Judging Bonsai.
Tasks for November: Shelter trees from excess rainfall, general clean up of dead leaves.
15th December 2020 7:30pm:
Society's Annual General Meeting and social evening.
Tasks for December: Prune trees as needed, shelter from freezing winds and heavy rainfall, clean up of dead leaves.