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MBC Program Schedule July thru December 2021

updated 7/19/21 July 6 – Our first in-person meeting! MBC members’ peer critique of bonsai; no invited guest instructor. Request members bring to the in-person meeting their own bonsai for discussion and peer critique. Limit to two bonsai. Accents also … Continue reading

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Season’s Changes: Autumn, 2020

The change from Autumn into Winter is a truly profound one in most of the world of nature, and we all know it by heart: The Harvest moon, golden Autumn afternoons, crisp chilly evenings with sweaters and hats, the first … Continue reading

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March 2020: Bob Shimon’s Redwood Demonstration

In March of 2020, with pandemic-related uncertainty at its highest and information at its lowest, the Marin Bonsai Club had what would be its last meeting before the official stay-at-home order. Our last guest of honor: President of the Redwood … Continue reading

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January 2020: Jonas Dupuich – Shohin Bonsai

Jonas Dupuich, host of the popular blog “Bonsai Tonight” (www.bonsaitonight.com), and now author of the book “The Little Book of Bonsai,” joined us in January to give us some guidelines on how to admire and display shohin bonsai, which are … Continue reading

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MBC Club Fundraising Sale – November 7, 2020

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November 2019: Randall Lee Cedar Demonstration

Professional aesthetic pruner, long-time bonsai enthusiast, and avid bonsai experimenter Randall Lee brought several species of cedar with him in November to demonstrate how to raise and style the variety. The last time we saw Randall was in January of … Continue reading

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Bonsai work to do in May

The following information and more can be found on the web site established by Peter Tea at https://www.ptbonsai.com/ Now that May is here, it’s time to get back to work on our deciduous and broad leaf evergreen Bonsai. Most of our … Continue reading

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