July 2017 Newsletter

Our July meeting will be a demonstration by Gary Nan-son. His topic will be power tools for shaping dead-wood of bonsai. He will talk about the best tools to use to carve a tree and how to use them. If members have trees they would like to carve, please bring them in. Gary will give […]

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June 2017 Newsletter

Our May 2017 meeting featured bonsai master Jim Bar-rett critiquing trees that members plan to show in our June 24 Summer Exhibition. Jim gave us guidance on how to make our trees show ready, including how to prepare the tree, the soil, and the pot. He also reviewed a few non-show trees. He worked with […]

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May 2017 Newsletter

Our April meeting was a demonstration by Bob Press-ler. Bob dealt with repotting—particularly repotting of difficult trees. (For the details see pages 4 – 6 of this newsletter.) Even though many of us have been repotting for years, Bob’s discussion of the finer points and demon-stration of new techniques were educational for all. Thank you […]

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March 2017 Newsletter

Our March meeting was a workshop—with a new twist: Ken Martin started the evening with a talk about fertilizers. This was the beginning of our plan to kick off workshops with short talks by experienced club members on bonsai-related topics. This first talk was well received, and it was decided to carry on with the […]

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