Posted on March 14, 2011 by CVBS Admin
O ur autumn exhibition at the Gardens of the World has been finalized. We had decided on the second week-end of October. Unfortunately that date is no longer avail-able so we have booked the date of Saturday and Sunday, October 1st and 2nd (see 2011 program schedule, page 2). Please put this date on your […]
Posted on February 14, 2011 by CVBS Admin
For all of us who attended our January meeting, the Roy Nagatoshi demonstration on shimpaku grafting techniques was an eye opener. When nudging and developing a tree to appear mature and old, grafting appears to be one way to speed up the process—if speeding up is possible. Leaving this to natural development takes time—maybe even […]
Posted on January 14, 2011 by CVBS Admin
I t is hard to believe that 2011 is upon us—and we are off and running into our upcoming year of bonsai activities. First, those who missed the Christmas potluck missed a good night! It was fun to meet the bonsai spouses. The variety of dishes provided by all made for a tasty dinner and […]
Posted on December 14, 2010 by CVBS Admin
It has been very rewarding being club president for 2010. We have experienced excellent improvement in the quality of our Novice Classes and Workshops. Our goal was to provide a structured teaching program that would provide an introduction to the art of bonsai, and I feel we accomplished this goal.