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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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Random Bonsai Tip

When creating Ishizuke or a rock clinging bonsai planting there must be harmony between the tree and rock, that is, the style of the tree and the shape of the rock must have artistic harmony and it must be natural.