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Garden Revitalization Opportunity (GRO)

GRO is a fund-raising project to improve and replace worn out benches, display stands, water systems, new pathways and more at the Bonsai Garden at Lake Merritt. No such project has been planned since the Garden opened its gate to the … Continue reading

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Workshop Action Shots

Our first workshop of 2017 was dedicated to the task of repotting bonsai (the most important task one can perform for their bonsai). We had a good crowd show up with their bonsai and tools. There was plenty of experienced … Continue reading

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January 2017: Jonas Dupuich – Repotting demo

Jonas Dupuich, famed author of the excellent Bonsai Tonight blog, helped us kick off our 2017 repotting season with a special demo on the first Tuesday this month. The two dozen members present, plus one woman, Caroline, who came to … Continue reading

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We have our repot winners!

We start the year off right away at 7pm* on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 with a repotting program presented by bonsai professional Jonas Dupuich. Jonas will first lead us through the process to make sure our attention is focused on the … Continue reading

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October 2016: Peter Tea

On October 4th, we had our latest presentation from Peter Tea, wherein he talked more about developing juniper trees. He started with the same tree he showed us last time, pointing out how much it had changed and what still … Continue reading

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September 2016 – Randall Lee

On September 6, 2016, at the Marin Art & Garden Center, Ross, California, Bonsai instructor and artist Randall Lee of Alameda, California, presented the members of the Marin Bonsai Club with a demonstration on Chamaecyparis obtusa, common name – Hinoki … Continue reading

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August 2016 – Peter Tea

The presentation by Peter Tea in early August was as educational as usual. His handout looked like a quiz on everything he has been teaching us for the last year and a half or so. He covered a lot of … Continue reading

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