backup100918008028.jpg
backup100918008026.jpg
backup100918008027.jpg
backup100918008026.jpg
backup100918008023.jpg
backup100918008025.jpg
backup100918008023.jpg
backup100918008024.jpg
backup100918008023.jpg
backup100918008022.jpg
backup100918001007.png
backup100918007013.png
backup100918001007.png
backup100918001007.png
backup100918001007.png
backup100918007013.png
backup100918002003.png
Home
Maps of venues
Programme
Speakers
Tatton
Bonsai Workshop
Displays and demonstrations of techniques by members
Demonstration of techniques by members, 11.7.2016
Mike started by showing us very small rooted Satsuki azalea cuttings he took last summer, which are now ready to be potted into larger modules. He lifts them out of the modules with two knives to avoid root disturbance and uses potting compost with a little Akadama. He then took more tiny cuttings from two different Satsuki azaleas, removed lower leaves, dipped into rooting hormone and planted in modules containing pure sphagnum moss.
Alun bought this group of Chamaecyparis lawsonia 'Wissellii' from a garden centre and planted them at the bottom of a large pot. He then layered them by cutting a ring of bark from around each trunk, applying rooting hormone and staking them at an angle and filling the pot up to the top with compost. He uses kebab sticks to angle the branches. These trees are pretty big!
Paul dug up from hedges the pieris with very small leaves, the weigela and the Virginia creeper. He has pruned them back and potted them up.
backup100918002003.png
Displays
backup100918007013.png
backup100918002004.png
backup100918001007.png
Trees and the
Environment
Annual Show
Japanese Gardens
backup100918008010.jpg
Links
backup100918008009.jpg
backup100918008008.jpg
backup100918008007.jpg
backup100918008006.jpg
backup100918008005.jpg
backup100918008004.jpg
4.jpg
backup100918001003.jpg
backup100918008003.jpg
backup100918008002.jpg
backup100918008001.jpg