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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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Amazing Transformation!

All it takes is a lot of time and a whole bunch of skill. Here’s a ‘before’ shot of Jay McDonald’s fluffy Japanese Larch, a deciduous conifer. Jay spent 7 hours plucking needles prior to his recent all-day wiring marathon/workshop with … 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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September 2018: Jay McDonald

Marin Bonsai Club’s very own VP of Shows, Jay McDonald was our very entertaining demonstrator this month. Jay cooked up a scrumptious rock planting. The main ingredients: a beautiful lace rock foundation, one Hollywood Juniper and Jay’s special ‘Silverback’ moss. … Continue reading

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August 2018: Peter Tea

Peter Tea returned to the Marin Bonsai Club for our August meeting with his ongoing program on developing junipers for bonsai. He brought several trees to illustrate his talk, some he had worked on previously with the club, so we … Continue reading

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More auction enticement

Wondering what else you’ll be able to bid on at tomorrow’s Marin Bonsai Club auction? The auction is open to the public. Be there or be square (sorry, couldn’t stop myself). August 21 – 7pm preview, live auction starts at … Continue reading

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