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Scenes from the Fair

George Haas has created this snazzy little video showing some scenes from our display at this year’s Marin County Fair.   And click on the photo below to check out the 2017 Fair photo gallery:

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Command Center for 2017 Annual MBC Show

June 30 – July 4, 2017 Click on the box above to see who’s signed up for which shifts – updated 6/18/17. Use the ‘Contact Us’ form or email to sign up. This really is the highlight of our … Continue reading

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May 2017: Peter Tea

At our May meeting, Peter Tea reintroduced us to two trident maples he had worked on in previous sessions. He did some more work on one of them, then moved to a Seiju elm and proceeded to give it some … Continue reading

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April 2017: Ryan Nichols – Pest & Disease Management

Ryan Nichols gave us some of the science and sensibility behind bonsai pest and disease management at our April meeting. With a background that includes many years as a turf specialist, Ryan considers soil health to be of paramount concern … Continue reading

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March 2017: Chris Ross & Tim Kong – Juniper Styling

On March 7th, our own Chris Ross was joined by our former club sensei and current member of BSSF, Tim Kong, to give us a demonstration on how to style our junipers. In particular, Chris focused on knowing when you … Continue reading

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Meeting Bling

As if you needed another reason to come to our monthly meetings, be advised that in addition to enjoying presentations from esteemed bonsai experts, our members bring in their own ‘Show and Tell’ trees for all to see. Here are … Continue reading

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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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