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Honda Bonsai Pots Sale for MBC Members

Several MBC members have already taken advantage of purchasing Honda bonsai pots. These bonsai pots are being sold on a 80/20 split for the benefit of the Honda estate and MBC. Some 19 out of 54 bonsai pots have been … Continue reading

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MBC Roles & Responsibilities

As mentioned in October’s newsletter, our Board is looking for a President, Secretary and Treasurer. If you would like to know what is involved in the various board positions and leadership roles, please click MBC Roles & Responsibilities to see a detailed … Continue reading

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Deodar pruning complete!

Jay McDonald finished trimming the Deodar Cedar he brought to the demo a few weeks ago. Before: After: Nice work, Jay!

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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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Stone Bonsai Stands

I recently purchased two lime stone pieces from American Soil and Stone, Richmond, CA. I got tired of wood bonsai stands and fighting wood rot and termites. I wanted something different in the way of bonsai stands in the landscape. … Continue reading

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