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2020 Club Programme

Month

Date

Event

Details

February

5th

Club Night

FEATURE – Wiring demo / talk on tools with Chris and Kees

TREE OF THE MONTH – Group Plantings

Help Desk/Critique/Raffle - Alison        

 

March

1st

Exhibition

Japan Day – Bonsai Display

From 9.30am to 4.30pm at

Riccarton Park Function Centre
165 Racecourse Road
Sockburn
Christchurch

https://ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/whats-on/show/1780

 

March

4th

Club Night

FEATURE – Club is providing trees for members to style.  Senior club members will be working with members to help style the trees.

TREE OF THE MONTH – Free Choice of style

Help Desk/Critique/Raffle – Lyn K 

 

March

20-22nd

 

Grow Ō Tautahi, Christchurch Garden Festival at the Christchurch Botanical Gardens showcasing creativity, innovation and the region’s love of gardens and outdoor living.

https://growotautahi.org.nz/

 

April

8th

(N.B. This is one week later than our normal meeting night)

Combined Club Night

FEATURE – Visit to Christchurch Bonsai Club at the Cotswold Preschool Hall, Colesbury Street, Bishopdale

Joint Market Night

TREE OF THE MONTH – Informal Upright

 

May

6th

Club Night

A.G.M.

FEATURE – Demo / Talk on Cascades with Lyn and Alison

TREE OF THE MONTH – Semi or Full Cascades

Help Desk/Critique - Kees

 

May/June?

5th

Field Trip

Details to be Arranged

 

June

3rd

Club Night

FEATURE – Revisit Trees Styled during the  March club night / workshop

TREE OF THE MONTH – Silhouette

Help Desk/Critique - Chris

 

July

1st

Club Night

FEATURE – Potting Mix recipes and feeding regimes

TREE OF THE MONTH – Windswept / Slanting / Rafts

Help Desk/Critique – Myra

 

August

5th

Club Night

FEATURE – Potting Up Your Club with guidance

TREE OF THE MONTH – Literati

Help Desk/Critique - Wayne

 

September

2nd

 

Combined Club Night

FEATURE - Visit from Christchurch Bonsai Club

Joint Market Night

TREE OF THE MONTH – Free Choice of Style

Help Desk/Critique

 

October

3rd/4th

Exhibition

AVON ANNUAL BONSAI SHOW

To be held at the Canterbury Horticultural Society Buildings located in the Christchurch Botanical Gardens

 

October

7th

Club Night

FEATURE – Guest Speaker – T.B.A.

TREE OF THE MONTH – Spring Growth

Help Desk/Critique – Tim

 

November

4th

Club Night

FEATURE – Trouble-some Trees, Advanced Styling     3 demos with Wayne,  Kees, and Chris

TREE OF THE MONTH – NZ Natives

Help Desk/Critique - Maureen

November

6th/8th

 

National Bonsai Convention

Christchurch

Details at: https://www.christchurchbonsai.com/2020

 

December

2nd

Club Night

FEATURE -  Xmas Breakup T.B.A.

"TREE OF MONTH – Your Best Bonsai for Judging for "TREE OF THE YEAR" Competing for the "Joy's Bonsai" Trophy in both the Open & Novice Classes.

Then presentation of "VANZ CUP" to the winner from the remaining Artists who have not been a previous winner of the “Tree of the Year” competitions.

Also presentation of both the “Open Grade Trophy” and “Novice Trophy” to this year's winners of the Tree of the Month Competitions.

 

    Please Note that there will be 3 Display sections at each meeting:
    1. OPEN - Any Bonsai of the Nominated style. Trees must be in a bonsai pot. To be judged by member’s vote.
    2. Novice - Member whose membership is 5 years or less, any Bonsai of the nominated style. Trees must be in a bonsai pot. To be judged by member’s vote.
    3.“ DISPLAY ONLY” Class. Any other bonsai with some special feature ( eg at it’s best, in flower, or showing a special technique etc) that you would like to show to the members.
    4. N.B. Up to 2 entries per class, per person, for each meeting.


    Members may bring any of their trees along to club night to work on. There will be Club members available to give help or advice if needed.


    Market & Trading Nights
    Bring along any Bonsai / Gardening-related items for sale, or swap items directly with other club members.
     

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