2016 February Meeting – Workshop

The BSV February meeting was a workshop run along similar lines to the Saturday Workshops.  Members were able to work on their trees, seek advice from other members and also have their tree reviewed by the group as a whole.  Photos of a selection of bonsai reviewed at the meeting with some before and after perspectives are included below.  Photos of display trees are also included below.

Kunzia or Tea Tree?

Trident Maple

Black She-Oak – Allocasuarina littoralis – Original Front

Black She-Oak – Allocasuarina littoralis – Proposed Front

Fuchsia – Original front

Fuchsia – Proposed front

Banyan Fig over rock


Picea smithiana

Chinese Elm – Before Adjustment

Chinese Elm – After Adjustment

Cedrus deodara
Photos of display trees are included below.
Japanese Red Pine

Mugo Pine

Manchurian Pear

English Box


2016 February Saturday Styling Review & Workshop

The February Workshop was an absolute hive of activity as BSV Members were out and about on a warm sunny day.  Lots of trees to work on, plenty of styling reviews and constant background chatter as new options were considered and implemented.  A selection of photos illustrating this activity is included below.

Maritime Pine – Pinus pinaster

Trident Maple

Sheoak – Before Adjustment

Sheoak – After Adjustment

Crepe Myrtle in flower

Black Pine – Nishiki
Black Pine – Nishiki – After Adjustment

Moreton Bay Fig – Before

Moreton Bay Fig – After

Huon Pine

English Elm

Port Jackson Fig – Before

Port Jackson Fig – After

Melaleuca bracteata “Gold Gem” – after a recent haircut! – there are shoots on it.

Chinese Elm Wild – Before

Chinese Elm Tamed – After