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!
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2017 Winter Silhouette Bonsai Show

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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!

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Fall/Winter and upcoming 2018 Schedule

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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!

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Carolina Bonsai Expo 2017

October 14-15 at the NC Arboretum in Asheville, click here for more details and register!

Updated Fall/Winter Schedule

Be sure to check out the updated Schedule page (click above in the menu bar) for the upcoming October meeting dates/times, NC Arboretum show, and the Azalea workshop in November!

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Workshop with Bjorn!

In June, KBS welcomed back bonsai master Bjorn Bjorholm for a workshop focused on juniper and other conifers.  Photos below, and also check out upcoming events/workshops at the Schedule page – updated for June thru the fall!

 

If you are interested in learning more about bonsai master Bjorn, his art, and his nursery in Japan, please visit his website: BjornBjornlom.com

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KBS Winter Display

Here are more great photos of the 2017 KBS Winter Display!  Thanks Ken for sending, and sorry for the late post!

As always, check out upcoming Schedule for spring Workshops, we have Japanese Maple and Repotting coming up in March.

Trident Maple Workshop

This past weekend, KBS President Shannon Salyer hosted our Trident Maple Workshop.  Attendees created their own trident maple forest displays using 10 seedlings and a trainer pot.  Members brought their tridents in for some early Spring care: pruning, repotting, and learning the “Thread Graft” technique in this workshop.

We Thank the new faces that showed up, and hope to see you at the next workshop!

Please check out our Schedule page for the upcoming Japanese Maple Workshop and Repotting Workshops in March!