Society Diary-We meet at 8pm every 2nd Wednesday of the month at the RAFA club in Oxton (CH43 1UU).
- 9th January- AGM
- 13th February-Swindon Show prep
- 24th Feb -Gordale Workshop
- 3rd March -Gordale Workshop -Steve Tolley
- 13th March - Members Tree Critique Club show prep
- 10th April- Tony Tickle/Terry Foster -Fine wiring and ramification
- 28th April -Gordale Workshop
- 9th May-Peter Warren Subject TBC
- 26th May Gordale Workshop
- 12th June-John Moffat-Great trees of the Wirral
- 30th June -Gordale Workshop
- 10th July- Simon Jones-Subject TBC
- 28th July -Gordale Workshop
- 14th August- Club Show Tree selection
- 25th August -Gordale Workshop
- 21st-22nd September -Club show -Gordale
- 11th September-Post show talk- New Member Introduction
- 29th September-Gordale Workshop
- 9th October- TBC
- 27th October -Gordale Workshop
- 14th November- John Armitage- Japanese Exploits
- 24th November -Gordale Workshop
- 11th December- Club Party
Monday, 27 August 2007
Thursday, 16 August 2007
Monday, 13 August 2007
..another birds eye view!!
... before the fun began!
Dougs Root over rock Maple -plus a different slant on an accent!!!!
(But at least it wasn't the Peacock that was roaming round the nursery!)
Congratulations to everybody who set up, exhibited, workshopped and attended another [(acclaimed ;) ] Wirral Bonsai Show.
Aerial shot of the show
Below are the main show winners as judged by Tony Tickle and the favourite as judged by Joe and Joanna Public........
1st -Tony Franklin's juniper
2nd -Ian Warhurst's Yew
3rd -Iain Quayle's Fuchsia
Public -Dave Mitchell's Maple
Tuesday, 7 August 2007
Friday, 3 August 2007
Thursday, 2 August 2007
But be careful if you follow their way of naming trees,- you could end up with a tree called -'furious ant' or even worse -'Ladies wind' !!!!!