Author Archives: admin

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

Posted in Meeting Recap | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Meeting Recap | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Meeting Recap | Leave a comment

Auction Time!

POST-AUCTION UPDATE: Here are some photos (thank you George Haas) of the auction action: Congratulations to everybody on another superbly executed auction. A special thank you to Candace Key, who tirelessly takes the helm of this huge undertaking every year. … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

From the VP of Programs – August 2016

Thank you, George Haas, for the excellent write-up of Jay McDonald’s June demonstration. Jay sure did aim a lot of power tools at that bougainvillea! And I certainly enjoyed the break from delivering the blow-by-blow. Nobody answered my challenge to … Continue reading

Posted in Letters from VP of Programming | Leave a comment

Another Great Show at the Marin County Fair

Photos by George Haas and Dan Keller Once again our exhibit at the Marin County Fair was a crowd pleaser. Hundreds of people came by to admire our trees in the spectacular display orchestrated by Jay McDonald, John Doig and … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Leave a comment

June 2016 – Jay McDonald

Jay McDonald conducted a deadwood carving demonstration for the Marin Bonsai Club meeting in June. He brought in two trees, a Japanese maple and a Bougainvillea. Jay pointed out that he had removed the outer bark from deadwood appearing on … Continue reading

Posted in Meeting Recap | Leave a comment