August 2012 Newsletter

Our July meeting was a demonstration with Kathy Benson working on a crape myrtle along with critiquing member’s crape myrtle trees. The demonstration tree went through an inspiring transformation (which included cutting off all the blossoms—see full story, pages 4 – 5). Kathy has donated the tree to the club for our Holiday Raffle. Many crape myrtles in the community are in full bloom […]

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July 2012 Newsletter

June was the Descanso Bonsai Society’s Annual Exhibition. It was good to see many of our members attending. Several members took advantage of their sale area and found trees and pots. The exhibition was an inspiration for us all. Three of our club members (including me)—all also members of the Descanso Bonsai Society—displayed trees there. […]

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June 2012 Newsletter

Our May workshop evening was a great and busy night! Many members brought trees to work on which really made it exciting to be part of the evening. Our outlook for the club is much more of the same as there isn’t anything more exciting than to see members take an overgrown tree and turn it into their own bonsai […]

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May 2012 Newsletter

At our April meeting, Ted Matson’s demonstration of a Yaupon Holly was more than a demonstration: It was an informative discussion not only on what to look for in a Yaupon Holly, but also what to look for in bonsai tree material in general. (There will be a detailed article in the June issue .) The California Bonsai Society convention in April […]

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