2022 TBS CALENDAR

Tucson Bonsai Society 2022 Calendar

 

Monthly Meetings - 2nd Sunday of each month, 12-3 p.m. - Tucson Women’s Club

-First 15 minutes - club news and announcements

-Two 30 minute talks

-Five minute Plant-of-the-Month Zone 9 rundown

-Break and raffle drawing

-1 ½ hours tree work with mentors and members

 

January

January 9 Meeting - Bonsai Tools and Tool Maintenance - David Meyer

                               - How to Select the Right Tree (nursery vs. pre-trained) - Gay Lynn Goetzke

January 15 – Bonsai Basics Class #3  Rio Del Sol Clubhouse, 2550 E River Rd,  9-12, 1-4

January 29 - Santa Rita tree collecting  9:00 a.m. 41159 S Sonoita Hwy, Vail    Exit 83

 

February

February 13 Meeting - Buying a Tree Online - Barbara Waughtel and Mitchell Masilun

                                   - Spring Seasonal Prep - Soil/Repotting/Pruning - Paul Vasquez

February 19 & 20 - Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt Auction and Sale (Oakland, CA) road trip

February 19 - Mesquite Valley Nursery crawl - 8500 E Speedway Blvd. – 10:00 am

February 25-26 - Lindsay Shiba workshops – David Meyer residence

                            9:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Saturday

                            9:00 am – 12:00 pm - Sunday

March

March 13 Meeting - Propagation, Air Layering and Cuttings - Grace Espinosa

End of March - Show backdrop prep (sand and paint party) Time and place TBD

 

April

April 10 Meeting -Tree selection for show (bring in your show tree)

                             -Preparing your trees for show and last-minute tweaking

 

May-No meeting

50th ANNIVERSARY BONSAI EXHIBIT May 14 & 15 – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

       Tucson Botanical Gardens - 2150 N Alvernon Way

 

June

June 12 Meeting - Summer care; heat, wind, and monsoon - David Meyer

                            - Bougainvillea ("The Poor Man's Azalea") - Paul Vasquez

 

July

July 10 Meeting - Portulacaria Afra - Gay Lynn Goetzke

                           - Pot Selection and Maintenance - Cynthia Martin

                           -TBS long term tree project and contest-Mitchell Masilun

 

August

August 14 Meeting - Air Layering techniques - Grace Espinoza

                  

 

September

September 11 Meeting - Special presentation from our Guest Workshop instructor, Ernie Hasan

                                     

 

October

October 6 - Basic Bonsai Class #1 - Tucson Womans Center 6:00pm - 9:00pm

October 9 Meeting - Collecting trees in nature (Yamadori) - Ethics and permits

                                - Winterizing your bonsai trees - Stephen and Mitch

SoCal Bus Trip – The Huntington Botanical Gardens/House of Bonsai Nursery

 

November

November 3 - Basic Bonsai Class #2 - Tucson Womans Center 6:00pm - 9:00pm

November 13 meeting - Pot Luck Holiday Party and Auction

Tree collecting in the Santa Rita Mountains (Ralph, Stephen and Mitch)

 

December - No meeting

Probably more tree collecting in the Santa Rita Mountains (Ralph, Stephen and Mitch)

January

January 5 - Basic Bonsai Class #3  Tucson Womans Center  6:00 pm-9:00 pm

January 8 meeting