Winter Display this Weekend!

February 17-18th at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum…see you there!

26907393_1859158237452094_3817819307304225248_n (1)

Advertisements

Feb 10th – Monthly Meeting

KBS Monthly Meeting will be held next Sat. February 10th.

Be sure to check Facebook and Events Schedule for more details!

Discussion topics will include the upcoming Winter Display Feb. 17-18, and upcoming workshops in March, and spring care.

New members welcome!  If you are interested in Bonsai, please come meet the KBS members and sign up for email updates.

2012 Winter Bonsai Display

 

Juniper Workshop Jan 27th

This Saturday!

Tom Duong’s conifer/juniper workshop is on Jan 27th at at Dat’s house from 9 to 6.
Cost is $75.  Please bring:
  • 2-3 trees
  • copper wires
  • tools
An email will go out to KBS members as a reminder…CONTACT US to sign up for emails and membership!
IMPORTANT: Please take your trees that you are planning to bring to the workshop in from freezing and put them in an unheated room/garage/basement.

DSC_0120

2018 KBS Winter Show – Feb. 17-18

KBSwinter2018

***Next KBS Monthly Meeting for winter show planing – Feb 10th
1 – Set up is on Friday, Feb 16 from 5 PM to 8 PM
2 – Saturday set up is from 8 to 10 and the show is from 10 AM to 5 PM.
    a – Demo from 10:30 to 12
    b – BYOT workshop with Neil from 1 to 5. Fee is $50. 8 people max
    c – Silent Auction from set up from 1 – 5
3 – Sunday from 10 to 3.
    a – Show Critique from 9 to 10.
    b – Show is from 10 to 3.
    c – Awards are announced at 11 for the outstanding trees.
    d – Awards are: Best of Show, Best Shohin, Best Chuhin, Best Ogata and People Choice.
    e – Silent auction closed at 2. Winning bids announced.
4- The Guest Artist is Neil Dellinger out of Westfield, Indiana. Neil is an outstanding bonsai Practitioner.

Azalea Workshop

Last week’s Azalea Workshop with Dave Kreutz was a big success!  We thank Dave for sharing his knowledge, he was a wealth of information on Azaleas. Contact Ken for notes (and photos courtesy Ken!)

Christmas Luncheon Dec. 9th at Noon

Please don’t forget the meeting and Christmas luncheon is this Saturday, Dec 9, at 9:30 to 1:30 or so at Knoxville Botanical Garden at the new building.
  1. The main thing for this meeting is to go over the planning for the 2018 winter show on Feb 17 & 18.  The lighting committee people (Tom, Fred and Wes) please try your best to come.
  2. For the Luncheon about 12 noon.  KBS will provide a honey baked ham, utensils and ices.  If you are planning to come, please bring a side dish or a dessert and a 2-liter or tea drink of your choice – and email Dat to RSVP!
SEE YOU THERE!
Image result for christmas bonsai

2017 Winter Silhouette Bonsai Show

Congrats Tom for winning best deciduous with his American hornbeam!24174728_10209504064748749_1777374578690086397_n

2018 Winter Show – Feb. 17-18th

Please join KBS for our annual Winter Show at the Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum.  Guest artist Mark Fields of Bonsai By Fields.

Please help KBS spread the word about this show, download and distribute the flier to your friends/family/work/organizations. Click here to download the flier –> Bonsai Card Proof 3

Don’t forget the KBS Christmas Party December 9th, and check the Schedule page for upcoming events.

See you there!

KBSwinter2018

 

Fall/Winter and upcoming 2018 Schedule

Image may contain: flower and plant

Thanks Dat, for sharing your fall colors!  A few announcements for 2017 below, and be sure to check the upcoming 2018 Schedule

  • Azalea workshop has been postponed until Jan. 6th.  Keep azaleas out of freezing, trees must be dormant and above 35 degrees.  If you have an unheated garage, cold frame or bldg, would be best.
  • December 9th is the KBS Christmas Party!  KBS will provide a honey baked ham. Please bring a side dish or dessert.
  • 2018 Dues are DUE!  $20 individual, $30 family.  Bring to upcoming workshop or KBS Christmas Party
  • Planning for 2018 Winter show will be held at the KBS Christmas party, please plan on attending.

LAST CALL – NC EXPO Oct. 14th!

Last call on the gate pass for NC EXPO Show on Oct 14-15.   Click HERE for more details!

 

Be sure to check out KBS Event Schedule page, updated Calendar through early 2018.

 

As some of you know that Tom and Catherine Bjorholm have retiring from their Bonsai business. Thanks, Tom and Catherine for many years of helping us!

20170806_122956.jpg20170806_123110.jpg20170806_123204.jpg

Advertisements