Category Archives: Letters from VP of Programming

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

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Monthly workshop suggestion

Attendance at May’s workshop was extremely low, not at all justifying what we pay to use the space, and thus there is discussion among the board members once again about either encouraging members to make more use of this resource, … Continue reading

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From the VP of Programs – March 2016

Repotting season 2016 is coming to a close, and from what I’ve seen, our members’ trees are off to a good start for the rest of the year and beyond. All three repotting workshops were well attended and a lot … Continue reading

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From the VP of Programs – February 2016

Although Fall typically gets the title “Season of Change,” for most of us with bonsai I believe the true season of change is right here and now, when our trees are awaking from dormancy, often to an entirely new pot … Continue reading

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From the VP of Programs – January 2016

Happy New Year, everybody! After a couple months of minimal club activity, we’re about to kick it into high gear as we enter repotting season. Skip to the end of this report if you want the details of the MBC … Continue reading

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From the VP of Programs – November 2015

Here we are at Autumn again. Such a fun time to have trees with fall colors. We are all a little sad, of course, because once again we will not be having a Fall Show this year. But enough of … Continue reading

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