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!)
Congrats Tom for winning best deciduous with his American hornbeam!
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!
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!
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
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!
Come see Knoxville Bonsai Society 2017 Winter Display at the Knoxville Bontanical Gardens! Saturday, Feb. 4th from 10am – 5pm.
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!