Club News – August 2021
Each month there are a number of tasks you need to do to your bonsai – from repotting, to fertilizing to spraying for pests. We have put together a checklist, customized for the San Francisco Bay Area to help you. This checklist is adapted from earlier work by Mitsuo Umehara.
This month: August Tasks
August and September are usually our hottest months here in the SF Bay Area. And now we’re in a drought again! Here are a couple of articles that might be helpful.
Summer Care – how to handle hot summer weather
Bonsai Care in the Time of Drought – some suggestions about how to care for bonsai during drought conditions
If you’re using timed-release fertilizer you should remember that it releases more as the temperature rises. Remove half of your timed release pellets to reduce the possibility of burning your trees.
Club Show Now Available
Normally at this time of year we’d be welcoming the public to our annual show at the Lucie Stern Community Center in Palo Alto. But as we all know this isn’t a typical year so instead we’d like to welcome you to our show online.
Recap of July Meeting