Category Archives: KBS Members

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

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

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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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!

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.