2022 Club Programme
Month  Date  Event      Details                                                    
July
Saturday
2nd
Field Trip
Field Trip to Pigeon Bay – Email Wayne or check club emails for details 
July
11th
Club Night
FEATURE – Talk by Lyn on Soil Composition, Potting Up, and a repotting WORKSHOP. Bring Your trees and mix in.  
The Kiosk will be open from 6.30 with a committee member to assist members with problem trees. 
TREE OF MONTH – Bring in your best tree, any style 
July
16th / 17th
Demonstration and Workshops
Sean Heseltine will be demonstrating on Saturday morning followed by a workshop in the afternoon, with further workshops on Sunday morning and afternoon. Contact Alison to enrol.
August
8th
Club Night
FEATURE – Talk by Wayne on how to prepare for a Bonsai Show 
TREE OF MONTH – Bring in your best tree, any style 
September
12th
Combined Club Meeting
FEATURE – Combined Club night with the Christchurch Bonsai Club meeting with us at the Gardens Kiosk.There will be a joint Market Night. 
TREE OF MONTH - Bring in your best tree, any style 
September
24th/25th
Spring Show
 AVON Bonsai Society Annual Bonsai Show 
To be held at the Kiosk, Canterbury Horticultural Society Buildings located in the Christchurch Botanical Gardens 
October
10th
Club Night
FEATURE – Propagation/Air Layering Techniques plus a guest Speaker (TBA) 
TREE OF MONTH – Bring in your best tree, any style 
November
14th
Club Night
Feature – Talk By Wendy Gibbs on Azaleas ( in particular Satsuki Azaleas ) 
TREE OF MONTH – Bring in your best tree, any style 
December
12th
Xmas Club Night
FEATURE - Xmas Breakup  
"TREE OF THE YEAR" - Bring Your Very Best Tree that is in a bonsai pot competing for the "Joy's Bonsai Studio Trophy” 
Then 
A second judging for the Novice Cup will then take place (this Cup is for members who have not won the Joy's Bonsai Studio Trophy either this year or in previous years. 
Tree of the Year competition 
There will be 2 sections at each meeting: 
1. OPEN - Any Bonsai Trees by any member but the bonsai must be in a bonsai pot. Trees will be judged by other members vote.  
2. Novice - Members who have been a member for 5 years or less. Members can bring any style of Bonsai. Trees do not have to be in a bonsai pot for the display. Also, Trees will be judged by other members vote.  
3. Up to 2 entries per class, per person, for each meeting.  
 

Market & Trading Nights 
This is a chance for you to find a new home for your surplus bonsai items or to find new material for future fantastic creations. So bring along any Bonsai / Gardening-related items for sale, or to swap directly with other club members.