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Year Programme

 

19-Apr Tree of the Month Bougainville/Azaleas
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Hennie Nel
Tip of the Month Phil Levitt
Short Talk. Pines, bud selection/needle plucking Terry Erasmus
Selecting buds for uniform Azalea flowering Gail Theron
Judge's comment & discussion  Carl Morrow
Bougainville talk Cedric Hartzenberg/Gail
17-May Tree of the month Colenema/Berry trees
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Milly Abrahams
Tip of the Month Terry Erasmus
Judge's comment & discussion  Gail Theron
Flambboyant Bonsai ( Berry/Flowering) Cindy Rodkin/Viky Peterman
21-Jun Tree of the Month Winter silhouette
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Phil Levitt
Tip of the Month Terry Erasmus
Bonsai in Europe Carl Morrow
Judge's comment & discussion  Carl Morrow
Celtis/Elms Acacia etc Winter pruning (15/45practical) Phil/Hennie Gail Theron
19-Jul Tree of the Month Decidious Trees
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Gail Theron
Tip of the Month Carl Morrow
Soil Mixture Freddie Bisschoff
Pest/diseases for dicidious( included with Terrys talk) Terry Erasmus
Judge's comment & discussion  Hennie Nel 
Repotting Decidious trees ( Plus two doing pract. Elm/celtis/ pine) Terry Erasmus
16-Aug Tree of the Month Elms different species
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Dorothy Franz
Tip of the Month Terry Erasmus
Moss prevention on cork bark elms Hennie Nel 
Judge's comment & discussion  Dorothy Franz
Developing mature field grown (cork bark) elms Plus other elms Brett Simon
20-Sep Tree of the Month Windswept
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Cindy Rodkin
Tip of the Month Gail Theron
Short Talk. Accent plants(Kusamono)  Brett Simon
Judge's comment & discussion  Terry Erasmus
Windswept Freddie Bisschoff
18-Oct Tree of the Month Hackberry
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Viky Peterman
Tip of the Month Phil Levitt
Short Talk: Air layering Terry Erasmus
Judge's comment & discussion  Viky Peterman
Feedback from Taiwan growing Hackberry Terry Erasmus
15-Nov Tree of the Month Junipers
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Brett Simon
Tip of the Month Terry Erasmus
Juniper foilage.(juvenile/mature) Gail Theron
propagation of juniper  cuttings  Gail Theron
Judge's comment & discussion  Phil Levitt
Juniper  Gail Theron
December 13 setup ANNUAL SHOW 14-15 16-17  2018  (Note 4 days) Entire membership
17/01/2019 Tree of the Month Ficus ( Strangler /banjan style)
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Carl Morrow
Tip of the Month Viky Peterman
Ariel Root development Brett Simon
Pot Selection for Bonsai Viky Peterman
Judge's comment & discussion  Francois Voges
 A banyan,  is a fig that begins its life as an epiphyte  Phil Levitt
21/02/2019 Tree of the Month Buddleja/Olives
Shohin -Suiseki -Kusamono Display Milly Abrahams
Tip of the Month Gail Theron
Judge's comment & discussion  Carl Morrow
Buddleja Saligna a neglected bonsai subject Freddie Bisschoff
21/03/2019 Annual General Meeting Display - award winning
trees

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Haiku

Rolling on and on

those distant mountains captured

for ever on a stone... ~ Doug Hall

Random Bonsai Tip

When you have too thin trunks, you could twist two or three saplings together, fasten them together with wire and allow them time to fuse; or graft two trunks together.