Programme:

January 8th

AGM and Awards

3 Horseshoes, Marlow, SL7 3RA

February 12th

Group discussion: Pests & Diseases, Soils and pot selection

Tree of the month: Early Flowering trees

March 12th

Repotting workshop *

Tree of the month: Pine

External:

March 17th Mark D'Cruz Juniper workshop at Ma-Ke Bonsai (http://makebonsai.com/)

April 9th

Paul Eslinger

Pot selection and Aesthetics

External:

May 13th Bedfordshire Bonsai Society Car Boot Sale

Poplars Garden Centre LU5 6HE

May 14th

Pre-Show preparation*

Each member is requested to bring a tree plus stand and accent to learn how to build a display*

Public:

June 3rd Chiltern Bonsai Show

Liston Hall - Marlow

June 11th

* Ugly duckling workshop

Bring a tree you are struggling to create/design and allow another member to re-style it

You may be surprised by the result

Bring tools and wire

External:

June 23rd Mark D'Cruz Summer workshop at Ma-Ke Bonsai (http://makebonsai.com/)

July 10th

Summer Workshop *

Azaleas and other Flowering trees

August 13th

Summer Party - Cheese, Wine and Nibbles
Our host: Amnon

September 10th

Autumn Workshop*

External:

September 8th Mark D'Cruz Autmn workshop at Ma-Ke Bonsai (http://makebonsai.com/)

October 8th

Rock Planting *

Demonstration with Adrian

Follow up exercise for attendees using similar material

Option to purchase if desired

Public:

October 21st Heathrow Show

- we will be exhibiting there too

Harlington Sports Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Harlinton, Middlesex. UB3 1PB

November 12th

Bonsai Ideas - Tree development with Adrian

Using a selection of his trees, Adrian will introduce ideas for refining a Bonsai

Bring a tree of your own for discussion in the second half

December 10th

Xmas bash

Britannia Pub, Marlow, SL7 1HLT

* - Workshops: Our meetings are workshop based unless otherwise noted. The meetings have a seasonal theme for guidance, but feel free to bring along material that needs help or development, provided that it is a suitable time of the year