Category Archives: KBS Members

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!

2017 Winter Display – Feb. 4th!

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Come see Knoxville Bonsai Society 2017 Winter Display at the Knoxville Bontanical Gardens!  Saturday, Feb. 4th from 10am – 5pm.

FREE ADMISSION!  Everyone Welcome!

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KBS Christmas Luncheon Dec.10th

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The next meeting is on Dec 10 at 9:30 to 1 and it will be at Knoxville Botanical Garden. This is also KBS’s Christmas luncheon (from 11:30 to 1). KBS and Officers would like to invite each of you to the luncheon. KBS will provide the luncheon (Chili and all the stuff to go with it, drink and desserts). You do not have to bring any food. If you want to bring dessert please let me know. Shannon, Tom, Sue and I will bring chili/dessert. PLEASE LET DAT KNOW IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO COME SO WE KNOW HOW MUCH TO PREPARE!

KBS Show Winners!

Knoxville Bonsai Society won first place at Asheville arboretum’s bonsai show!

2016 Carolina Bonsai Expo held October 8th-9th.

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Left to right are: Dat, Amy Blanton, Tom Bjorholm, Shannon Salyer and Ken Schultz.

 

2016 Carolina Bonsai Expo

ASHEVILLE, NC – The North Carolina Arboretum’s annual Carolina Bonsai Expo will be held on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9 in the Arboretum’s Baker Exhibit Center and Education Center buildings.  9am – 5pm.

More details HERE!

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More workshop photos – Bjorn

More photos from Bjorn’s workshop in August – thanks Ken for sending!

Check out all the Bjorn Workshop photos in our Gallery

 

Interested in Joining KBS?  Contact us here for Membership Info!

3rd Knox Asian Festival

Come visit the KBS table and celebrate Knoxville’s Asian culture at the 3rd Annual Knox Asian Festival this weekend, August 28th in Market Square !

More details on the Knox Asian Festival website, and be sure to check out upcoming KBS Events for meetings and expos this Fall!

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Join KBS!

Knoxville Bonsai Society always welcomes new members of all skill levels – whether you are a beginner or have styled Bonsai for 20 years!   Attend an upcoming meeting, workshop, or Expo (check out our Event Schedule here) and meet some of our members and you will see how much fun we have.

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