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Posts By: Bonsai Admin

CARE FOR AZALEAS AND CAMELLIAS: Brenda Parker

At this time of year a lot of azaleas and camellias have or will be finishing their flowering period. It is important that if you want to have them for bonsais, there are a few things that you must do […]

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What to do in October

Spring has most definitely sprung and this is the time when most growth happens on the trees in our bonsai collections. Watering should now be done daily, unless rain occurs. Check afterwards that the soil is moist, and the rain […]

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The Laggard by Lee Wright

An elm that has greatly benefited from GoGo Juice. March 2018 – Well, the lower trunk was nice, and I thought the lower left branch would be the new apex. However, it thought differently and died, the little devil. I […]

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Gogo Juice by Lee Wright

I went to Bunnings to get some Seamungus to give my bonsai a shot in the arm but the only size they had was more than I could use, more than I could carry. Forget that. So I turned to […]

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What to do in September

In Sydney, this August has been unusually dry and warm, so we have had a pleasant start to spring, even if it feels as if it came a little early this year. Your deciduous trees will be coming into leaf […]

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COVID UPDATE

As you are all well aware, Sydney and its surrounds are in lockdown which has significantly impacted on BSA activities. Both our August and September meetings and workshops are cancelled as well as our show in September. There is good […]

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NEWS FROM THE NBPCA: Leigh Taafe

TOP STORY It’s not often you can send your bonsai collection around the world, but thanks to the latest stamp series from Australia Post, the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia (NBPCA) can do just that! Bonsai are the […]

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AUGUST’S DEMONSTRATION: John Marsh on ‘Preparing Your Trees for a Show’

As John’s demonstration had to be cancelled due to Covid restrictions, he has kindly provided these detailed notes on preparing trees for show. So, after some time nurturing and styling your bonsai, the time has come when you think it […]

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WHAT TO DO IN AUGUST

Extended lockdown this season has meant that the trees in my collection have enjoyed plenty of attention. I, like many of you, often feel as if I have too many trees. At times like this, though, it can be a […]

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2021 BSA SHOW

Despite the cancellation of the Earth and Fire Pot Display and Sale at the end of the month and the Central Coast Sales Day mid August, hopefully lockdown will be well and truly over before our show. So just a […]

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