2022 Meeting Calendar
18th January 2022 7:30pm:
Robert Porch - Urban yamadori/nursery stock.
Tasks for January: Trees need protecting from heavy rainfall and freezing winds. Do not feed this month.
15th February 2022 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.
15th March 2022 7:30pm:
20 Minute Topic Talks.
Tasks for March: Repot and root prune bonsai, but not flowering species.
19th April 2022 7:30pm:
Five Tree 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.
17th May 2022 7:30pm:
Harry Harrington - topic tba.
Tasks for May: Beware late frost and excessive sun during the day. Keep your eyes peeled for any wires cutting into trees.
21st June 2022 7:30pm:
Preparing Trees for Show.
Tasks for June: Leaf prune appropriate trees and wire. Keep eyes open for pests that will creep up if not watched. Water thoroughly.
19th July 2022 7:30pm:
Annual Society Show.
Tasks for July: Water thoroughly. Protect from prolonged sun.
16th August 2022 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.
20th September 2022 7:30pm:
Simon Temblett - topic tba.
Tasks for September: Wire new growth, reduce watering to suit trees.
18th October 2022 7:30pm:
Tony Tickle - topic tba.
Tasks for October: Repot evergreens, reduce watering, remove any wires biting into bark.
15th November 2022 7:30pm:
Corin Tomlinson - evergreen styling.
Tasks for November: Shelter trees from excess rainfall, general clean up of dead leaves.
20th December 2022 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.