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:

Advice Night.

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.