BSV Web Site Updates for 2014

The Bonsai Society of Victoria meetings for 2014 have now been updated on the web site.  Details are still to be finalised on some items and updates will be made when these are available.  Enjoy the Christmas and New Year festivities as another busy year comes to a close.  The Society looks forward to your participation during 2014.

2013 December Saturday Styling Review

BSV Members presented an interesting variety of trees for review in December.  The President was also able to present the recently awarded Life Membership Certificate to Susan.  Photos of several trees are included below.

President Gerard presenting Life Membership to Susan

Review trees.
Weeping Sticky Wattle – after haircut
Fig – Root over Rock
Cork Oak
Huon Pine
Cork Oak
GS Apple
Coastal Tea Tree
Coastal Tea Tree – Adjusted
Black Pine
Red Pine
Melaleuca bracteata gold
Chinese Quince

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Tree Identification Quiz

For those of you waiting anxiously to check the identities of trees shown in the last post, included below are the common and botanical names.  We hope you enjoyed the challenge and managed to get correct answers.

2.            Pseudocydonia sinensis                  Chinese Quince

5.            Quercus suber                                 Cork Oak

7.            Schefflera actinophylla                    Dwarf Umbrella Tree

9.            Pinus radiata                                    Radiata Pine

11.            Leucopogon parviflorus                Coast Beard-Heath

12.            Melaleuca armillaris                       Bracelet Honey-Myrtle

13.            Juniper squamata                            Himalayan Juniper

14.            Microcachrys tetragona                   Strawberry Pine