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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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October 2019: John Thompson on Oaks

John Thompson, an arborist, bonsai enthusiast, and oak specialist who has worked with trees since the ’80s, gave the Marin Bonsai Club its first oak demonstration in eight years this October, and it was well worth the wait. John was … Continue reading

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Repotting season is in full swing!

Repotting is important to the health of our trees and should be done this time of year on most bonsai, except tropical varieties. If you aren’t sure whether your tree needs repotting this year bring it in for recommendations from … Continue reading

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MBC 2020 Schedule of Programs

Here’s what we have planned for 2020. Eight new demonstrations, some returning favorite artists/instructors and some new faces. Topics will include Shohin bonsai, redwoods, olives, trident maple, tropical indoors/outdoors, Monterey cypress, and Princess persimmon. Peter Tea will return with a … Continue reading

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