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22 Oct, 2018

Will Baddeley Workshop 2018

2019-02-09T21:40:55+13:00October 22nd, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

Well – what a fabulous day we had! Will arrived with Martin who brought all three of his dremels along (thank goodness). Everyone was very keen to learn about carving but not knowing quite what to expect we all turned up with two or three trees in tow. Will took one look at all the [...]

14 Oct, 2018

2018 Hamilton Bonsai Club Annual Show

2019-02-09T21:10:32+13:00October 14th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

Setup on Friday allowed us a new layout as the Torii gate is undergoing a refresh in readiness for the convention next year. New backing boards and supports also allowed more flexibility as we now have backing boards for Shohin displays. Between us we managed to put 160 trees of all sizes on display in [...]

7 Oct, 2018

Club Meeting – Grafting – October 2018

2019-02-09T21:01:23+13:00October 7th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

A great meeting with Brent Barber from WINTEC today. Brent gave a very informative discussion and demo about grafting techniques and why they are used. I'm sure there well be plenty of members wanting to give grafting a try in the coming months.

9 Sep, 2018

Club Meeting – Formal Upright Project Workshop – September 2018

2019-02-09T15:00:57+13:00September 9th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

The September club meeting focused on a workshop for the Totora Formal upright project. Everyone taking part in the project were asked to bring their Totara along to report, wire and prune. There are some great looking trees starting to take shape. Sandra also [...]

12 Aug, 2018

Club Meeting – Pines Part 1 – August 2018

2019-02-03T16:02:15+13:00August 12th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

Great afternoon learning about pines. Information on types and styles from Peter and Les, with a wide range of species on the main table. Characteristics of each species of Pine were covered, from looking at needle colour, number and shape to the type of buds to help understand how to tell each species apart. After [...]

15 Jul, 2018

Tony Bebb Workshop – July 2018

2019-02-03T15:37:43+13:00July 15th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

Here we go again! This year we have started a second series of workshops with our favourite artist from across the ditch. The first three year programme proved to be very successful and using the old adage “If it isn’t broken—don’t fix it” it was decide we would run a second three year programme. Tony [...]

8 Jul, 2018

Club Meeting – Tony Bebb Critique – March 2018

2019-01-27T09:17:39+13:00July 8th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

The July club meeting featured Tony Bebb who was visiting the Hamilton Bonsai Club. During the visit Tony did a Shohin Workshop & Critique, two day weekend workshop as well as working on private collections. The monthly meeting was held at the clubs new venue which is one of the rooms associated with the St [...]

7 Jul, 2018

Tony Bebb Shohin Critique & Workshop – July 2018

2019-01-24T18:05:29+13:00July 7th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

This featured Tony Bebb who was visiting the Hamilton Bonsai Club. It was held at the Cambridge Society of Arts Studio Rooms from 2 to 5:30pm on Saturday 7 July. At the conclusion of the session several who had attended had dinner together in a nearby Thai Restaurant. This was a good time of the [...]

10 Jun, 2018

Club Meeting – AGM – Turntables and Bonsai Tools – June 2018

2019-01-24T17:49:30+13:00June 10th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

The June meeting started with the club AGM. Many topics were discussed, and the major club positions remained the same. With Les stepping down as club president, we welcomed Melody and Marshall as co-presidents that will work together in tandem.The meeting then moved onto a discussion about Turntables and Bonsai Tools. With various discussions on [...]

13 May, 2018

Club Meeting – Maples Workshop – May 2018

2019-01-24T17:39:09+13:00May 13th, 2018|Club Activities|0 Comments

May's meeting was all about sharing our knowledge of Maples. Lots of information, a power point presentation by Marshall, handouts & practical tips. Members were shown best varieties (ungrafted) for ease of culture, ramification, trunk development & autumn colour, ie Acer palmatum, Acer campestre (Field Maple) & Acer buergerianum (Trident). [...]

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