TVBS will have our annual show at The Master Gardener Show next weekend (April 15 and 16, 2023) at Camp Jordan. We would love all of our fans and followers to come out to see what our club has been doing. It’s a great chance to see a lot of high level/advanced bonsai up close and ask all your questions!
KBS Knoxville will have a few trees on display, come out and support all our bonsai artists across eastern Tennessee!
Check out our schedule of upcoming KBS Meetings, Workshops (spring will be busy!) and Bonsai Shows around the East Tennessee region. Check back often for updates, or Contact Us to be added to the monthly email list.
Meeting is this Saturday, Oct 23, from 10am to 1pm – Contact us for details!
Please bring your trees to work with. We will be there to help. You can bring conifer, tropical and deciduous. Please bring your tools and wires. We would like to teach/demo on wiring. We will have some juniper and deciduous branches and you guys can practice on wiring a branch!
1 – Meeting is this Saturday, July 17, from 10 to 1 and it will be at Mark and Pat Phillip’s place. Contact us for address/location. It is also Mark Birthday so we will have cake and ice cream! 2 – Please bring trees if you need help. 3 – The show preparations are going well and I have some updates: a. We have about 30 spaces for KBS members to display their trees. b. 6 spaces for Beginner trees. This is filled and the names of the people committed are Matt, Carol, Arvind, Joe. Q, Noah and Julian. Thank you. c. 24 spaces for KBS Members. Again as for right now I would like each Member to commit at least one tree and the names of the people committed are Dat. Tom, Wes,Jeff, Jacob, Dean, Randall, Gary, Noah, Amy, Mark, Mike, Kathy, Ryan, Ian, Shannon and Dan. Thank you so much. So I have 17 people committed. I need 7 more people. If your name is not on the list, please let me know by the end of July 18 by Contacting Us
d. If I don’t hear from you, Then the committed people can add second tree. If I don’t have enough, then committed people can add third tree. and so on until spaces are filled. 4 – Set up and take down is on Friday & Sunday and people committed to help set up are Julian, Dat, Noah, Ken, Mike and Arvind. If you would like to help, please let me know. Set up is from 4 to 7. Rental will be bring the tables about 3. Take down is on Sunday right after the show ended which is 3 PM. 5 – I want to thanks Julian and Sandi for helping out by contacting Restaurant for the dinner on Saturday night. 6 – Dinner on Saturday night will be right after Bjorn’s critique and It will (as of right now) in the same bldg in the room where the workshop will be. Bjorn’s critique is from 5:15 to 7:00. The cost for the dinner is $20 per person. Cash or check only. It will be catering by Calhoun’s on the River. FOOD:Pork RibsGrilled ChickenSmoked Beef BrisketCole SlawBaked BeansBaked Spinach MariaRollsApple Crisp PieCoffee and Tea. We can bring our own Beers We need head counts . PLEASE LET ME KNOW BY EMAIL, PHONE, TEXT BY END OF JULY if you want to fellowship/DINNER with us.
Beautiful styled bonsai on display from local area artists of all categories. Vendors, silent auction, demonstrations, and judging competition open to the Public Free! Workshop for KBS and local-area club members (contact for details)
Spring is here! KBS workshop schedule has been announced for repotting, deciduous trees like Japanese Maples, and getting ready for Pines and Tropicals this summer. New Members are always welcome to attend and join in the new year.
Saturday, March 13th, KBS Meeting and Deciduous Workshop 10am-5pm at Shannon Salyer’s nursery. Contact Us for address.
Saturday, March 20th, Repotting Workshop will be at Tom Bjorholm’s house from 10-12. Contact Us for address.
Saturday, April 10th, KBS Members Meeting from 10-1 and it will be at Dat Tran’s house. Trees and pots for sale from previous KBS Members. Contact Us for details. Also if you have black and red pines you can start feeding them to prepare them for June works.
If you come to the meetings and workshops, please wear your mask. Shannon will have some there. We also will have hand sanitizer. If you want to host a meeting and you have the space at your place, please let me know!