Programme for 2018

Date   What Description Tree of the Month
Wed 10th January   Winter Show Everyone should bring along one or two trees, prepared for an internal club show.
This is a show for beginners and experts and everyone in-between; it is not a competition
Wed 14th February   Workshop & EGM A good time for repotting and pruning. Bring along trees to be worked upon during an informal club workshop. We will also hold a quick EGM to discuss our constitution folllowed by a vote. Winter image deciduous
Wed 14th March * Paul Eslinger Pot selection and aesthetics Any tree where you think the pot is wrong
Wed 11th April * David Cheshire Grafting and grafting techniques. How grafting is used in bonsai. Members can have a go at grafting and take their graft home. Trees that have been grafted
Wed  9th May   Late Spring Show Everyone should bring along one or two trees, prepared for an internal club show.
This is a show for beginners and experts and everyone in-between; it is not a competition
Wed 13th June   Workshop A general workshop; late repotting evergreens and any trees you'd like help with Bonsai in spring leaf
Sat 16th June   Winnersh Fete The club will put on a display of trees
Wed 11th July * Collette Harrison Creating a group planting Groups of any species
Wed  8th August * Will Baddeley Styling, pruning and general care of deciduous trees Any deciduous tree
Wed 12th September   Style a tree competiton We divide those present into teams of three or four (depending on how many attend) and give each team a shrub of nursery stock. In the course of the evening they have to turn it into a bonsai then members vote for the winning tree.
Wed 10th October   Workshop Workshop to tidy up and prepare trees for winter Trees showing Autumn/Winter colours
Sun 21st October   Heathrow Bonsai Show The club will put on a display of trees
Wed 14th November * Lee Verhorevoort Members´ trees. Everyone bring along a tree that you would like advice on Any tree you would like critiqued
Wed 12th December   Quiz & Eats & Auction Quiz followed by eats and drinks followed by an auction of trees, pots, books etc.

* = charge for outside speaker. (£3 for Berkshire Bonsai Society members, £5 for visitors)