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Workshop notes by Michele Toomey

All members are reminded that in December there is no workshop meeting on the 3rd Tuesday of the month. The 2023 BSA calendar starts on January 17th (3rd Tuesday) with the first workshop for the year, as normal. Our January […]

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November’s Demonstrator: Evan Marsh

Evan is a member of the Nepean Bonsai Society, the National Bonsai Group, a teacher at the Schoo; of Bonsai and an accredited AABC tutor. He has been mentored by John Marsh and is a rising bonsai artist. Evan studied […]

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November’s Demonstrator: Evan Marsh

Evan is a member of the Nepean Bonsai Society, the National Bonsai Group, a teacher at the School of Bonsai and an accredited AABC tutor. Since joining NBS, He has been mentored BY John Marsh and become recognised as an […]

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Azaleas: Brenda Parker

The most commonly asked question that I get asked everywhere I go is how to grow azaleas. Here is a repeat (a revised edition) of the things that I do, with success, on how to grow and get these beautiful […]

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July 2022 Demonstrator

Last month, Clinton Nesci was our demonstrator and his topic was forests. He brought two old settings, one a liquidambar group of seven trees and the other a large Japanese maple forest of eight trees. Both needed repotting and restyling. […]

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August Demonstrator: John Marsh

This month, long term member and bonsai maestro, John March will explain how to best prepare our trees for show. Whether a club show or competition, there is a lot more to presenting a tree than a nice pot and […]

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June (2022) Demonstration

Our June meeting saw Michael Kempson explain how he works his junipers to achieve fantastic results. Bringing a record amount trees for any demonstration (all juniper), Michael had every base covered and showed his junipers’ development from fairly raw stock […]

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July Demonstrator: Clinton Nesci

Clinton has once again agreed to demonstrate for our club. It’s always a pleasure to see Clinton in action. As you all know, Clinton has worked full time in the family nursery since 1989 and holds a Nursery Trade Certificate. […]

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This Month’s Demonstrator: Michael Kempson

Michael’s passion for bonsai started twenty years ago and is now regarded by ‘some family and friends as a serious engagement, boarding on obsession. He started taking lessons in 2016 at the School of Bonsai, where he now teaches and […]

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May Demonstrator: Andrew Edge

Andrew, a regular demonstrator, workshop leader and good friend to our club is well known for his friendly and thoughtful style. Bonsai has been a twenty-three year obsession for Andrew and this certainly shows in his knowledge and skill. Andrew’s […]

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