2019 Meeting Calendar
22nd January 2019 7:30pm:
Tree and pot combinations.
Tasks for January: Trees need protecting from heavy rainfall and freezing winds. Do not feed this month.
19th February 2019 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.
19th March 2019 7:30pm:
Corin Tomlinson on maples.
Tasks for March: Repot and root prune bonsai, but not flowering species.
16th April 2019 7:30pm:
Simon Temblett on deadwood.
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.
21st May 2019 7:30pm:
Andy Hardman on grafting and airlayering.
Tasks for May: Beware late frost and excessive sun during the day. Keep your eyes peeled for any wires cutting into trees.
18th June 2019 7:30pm:
Five tree night.
Tasks for June: Leaf prune appropriate trees and wire. Keep eyes open for pests that will creep up if not watched. Water thoroughly.
16th July 2019 7:30pm:
Annual show and selection of trees for public event.
Tasks for July: Water thoroughly. Protect from prolonged sun.
20th August 2019 7:30pm:
Society auction of Bonsai, pots, and associated items. A great night to pick up a bargain.
Tasks for August: Change feeding to low or no Nitrogen. Trim long growth. Maintain watering.
17th September 2019 7:30pm:
John Armitage on juniper design.
Tasks for September: Wire new growth, reduce watering to suit trees.
15th October 2019 7:30pm:
Tree advice night.
Tasks for October: Repot evergreens, reduce watering, remove any wires biting into bark.
19th November 2019 7:30pm:
Alex Rudd (EBPC) on bonsai pots.
Tasks for November: Shelter trees from excess rainfall, general clean up of dead leaves.
17th December 2019 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.