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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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Jaryd Bailey Demonstration

Last month at the BSA meeting, Jarryd Bailey from Montane Bonsai in Tasmania (https://montanebonai.com/) used a Podocarpus lawrencei he propagated in 2014, a stone slab from Tree Makers Bonsai (https://treemakers.com.au/) and rocks from his home creek to create a landscape […]

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Next Month’s Demonstrators: Ingrid Bauer and Michael Kempson

Next month BSA members, Ingrid and Michael, will conduct a joint demonstration. Both have a wealth of practical and artistic knowledge so it should be a very interesting evening. Ingrid will be discussing the South African bonsai style and trees, […]

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FYI: Jarryd Bailey: Montane Bonsai

Jarryd has practised bonsai since he was 12 years old. He completed an apprenticeship at Crataegus Bonsai (Portland Oregon) and now operates Montane Bonsai Garden on the northern slopes of Mt. Wellington.

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February Demonstrator: Allan Peck

Allan has been practising bonsai from 2004 and has great knowledge and experience which he shares as a visiting speaker to clubs all over NSW. His focus is on the collection of, mostly native, mature wild trees. Allan’s aim is […]

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November Demonstration: Michael Hood

Michael gave an excellent demonstration last month which was much enjoyed by all present. Using an old yamadori olive with terrific exposed roots (Neagari) that he collected 4-5 years ago, Michael walked us through the process of getting collected material […]

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NOVEMBER’S DEMONSTRATOR: Michael Hood

Michael has been practising bonsai since 1995 after working a few days at a bonsai nursery. He was then lucky enough to study with Lee Wilson for several years. For the past fifteen years, he has been working alongside his […]

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Finally Some Good News: Allan Harding

As of Monday 11th of October- Bonsai Society of Australia will again be holding our usual meetings. First is our club workshop on Tuesday, 19th October. Then, our monthly club meeting is on Tuesday, 2nd November. This meeting will feature […]

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ALLAN PECK’S DEMONSTRATION

For his demonstration, Allan chose a weeping variety of swamp cypress (Taxodium distichum ‘Cascade Waters’). Native to the southern states of the USA, swamp cypress is the only deciduous conifer and often chosen for bonsai due to its fine feathery […]

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THIS MONTH’S DEMONSTRATOR: Allan Peck

llan has been doing bonsai since 2004 when a birthday gift and a demonstration at the Campbelltown Bonsai Club’s show hooked him. He has held President and Vice President roles in the Campbelltown and Newcastle Bonsai Clubs and has given […]

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