2017 November Saturday Workshop

With the arrival of warmer weather, Members were very focussed on managing spring growth.  A group of  Members were being introduced to some of the basics of bonsai by Victor and Robert.

Novice class
Novice class
Novice class guidance.
Novice class guidance.

Air-layering is a great technique for improving your trees or quickly developing advanced trees.  November/December is a time that suits air-layering on most varieties of trees and experts were on hand to guide members through the air-layering process. See examples below.

Air-layering assistance
Air-layering assistance
Air-layer all wrapped up.
Air-layer all wrapped up.
Copper Beech
Copper Beech
Copper Beech air-layer.
Copper Beech air-layer.

Other trees under development at the workshop are included below.

White Pine
White Pine
Juniper
Juniper
Juniper being repotted.
Juniper being repotted.
Olive
Olive
Pinus radiata
Pinus radiata