August 2017 Newsletter

Our August meeting will be a workshop and swap meet. Have a look through your collection of trees, accessories, pots, etc. and see what you would like to part with or pick up from some-one else. Also at the August meeting, we would like to continue our discussion of the exhibition we held at the […]

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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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