Calendar 2022

Enjoying Bonsai on Vancouver Island

Covid-19 Discussion:  Covid protocols have been relaxed at this time. Since a fully vaccinated person can still contract and pass on the covid virus, we are asking members to be respectful with everyone. Wearing masks is optional at this time and is not required in indoor public spaces. Please feel free to wear or not wear as to your comfort level. Please maintain respectful distance.

Thank you to everyone who came to see us at out booth at the Moss Street Paint -in this year. It was a huge success from our view and we got to share our love of our hobby with a huge crowd of interested people!

Everyone who came to see us and expressed interest are invited to attend our July outdoor meeting Monday July 18th. at 7:00 pm.

The gardens are located at : 505 Quayle Rd Victoria, off West Saanich Road.


July 18 Meeting Main Event
• Meeting outdoors in the Bonsai Garden at The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific.
• We will have an informal lecture on what makes a good Nebari and the trunk of a bonsai.
• Members will rate a dozen previously selected trees (6 conifers and 6 deciduous) on their Nebari and trunks. We will compare our ratings and discuss the pros and cons and possible improvements.

Other Activities
o Raffle table
o Note: Please bring your chairs

August 15 Meeting Main Event
• Meeting in the Bonsai Garden at HCP.
• We will have an informal lecture on what makes a good Branch Structure and/or the
health of leaves and needles.
• Members will rate a dozen previously selected trees (6 conifers and 6 deciduous) on branch structure and/or the health of leaves and needles. We will then compare our ratings and discuss (the pros and cons and if possible, how to improve).
• We will compare our ratings and discuss the pros and cons and possible improvements.

Other Activities
o Raffle table


September 19 Meeting Main Event

Frank Corrigan will be giving a lecture to discuss what key bonsai work can be accomplished in the fall and tips on how best to do this.
There may be a workshop if sufficient interest. There will be a raffle table.



October 17 Meeting Main Event
We are back in the Pavilion at HCP for our annual club Silent Auction. Always a great success with a range of trees in development. Bring money! Like last year this auction openly displays items for attendees to assess, place bids on, and if their bidding is successful, then purchase.

  • Auction starts at 7:00 pm, Monday, October 17, 2022 at the HCP Pavilion.
  • Bring items to be auctioned to the pavilion between 6:00 and 6:30 pm.
  • Arrive between 6:45 and 7:00 pm to bid on items.
  • This auction is our only club fundraiser this year, and 20% of the proceeds will support club expenses and activities.


November 21 Meeting Main Event
• Winter preparation and Social Year End

Other Activities
o Raffle table Other Related Events

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