2018 Demonstators

For your information here are the rest of this year’s demonstrators: August Ray Nesci September Andrew Edge October Shaun Hood November Brenda Parker

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Choosing the right pot for your bonsai

(Reprinted by courtesy of Sydney City Bonsai Club) At the May meeting Lee Wright gave a great talk about bonsai pots. Here are some notes from her talk. “You change your clothes to suit the occasion and so you should […]

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Can’t Help Myself

After attending the AABC Conference in Melbourne, I was motivated to attack my very raw black pine, which was calling out for a drastic work over. The pine had 25cm long candles and required some major reconstruction. I removed the […]

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Our Show: 14 – 16th September at the Harvey Lowe Pavillion

We have our show dates at last and this means we have until mid-September (just six short weeks) to get our trees ready for display. Why not display a tree or two this year and get them ready at our […]

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July Demonstration: Leong Chong

How does one deal with helping students style trees over time? With one’s own trees there is an ongoing plan (hopefully!) and relationship but how does a bonsai teacher keep a tree moving forward that he/she may only see once […]

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Helpful Hint

It has been such a warm lead up to winter and many deciduous trees are yet to lose their leaves. For these trees a period of dormancy is important, so if your deciduous trees still have their foliage, it should […]

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June Demonstration by Joe Morgan-Payler

For this demonstration, Joe used a forty year old Japanese black pine that had once been part of a group setting planted on a slab. He chose this tree as it had character and good ramification with which to work […]

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Bonsai Calendar 2018

Date Event Details Sydney     August 24-26th 19th Annual Tops Workshop The Tops Conference Centre, Stanwell Tops September 14-16th Bonsai Society of Australia Annual…

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Bonsai for Dummies

  The most important aspect of healthy bonsai is correct watering. The soil should be checked daily. All bonsai, regardless of the in ground situations…

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From the Mountains to the Sea

BONSAI SHOW BONSAI SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA Inc presents   THE MOST IMPRESSIVE PUBLIC DISPLAY OF BONSAI IN AUSTRALIA     In Conjunction with the Orange Blossom Festival      When:   SATURDAY – SUNDAY   17TH – 18TH SEPTEMBER 2016 10AM TO […]

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