THE TOPS WEEKEND

As usual, the Illawarra Bonsai Society’s Tops Weekend was great fun with lots to learn. The ‘all women cast’ did not disappoint with our own Paulette De Martin, Avril Stanley (Brisbane) and Ruth McClucas (Canberra Native Bonsai Club) each bringing […]

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POTTING MEDIUMS

THIS IS THE BEGINNING OF A SERIES PERTAINING TO POTTING MEDIUMS Dorothy Koreshoff O.A.M. ©️ reproduction by permission. I have spent what seems a lifetime with bonsai since marrying Vita Koreshoff in 1949 at the age of 18. He had […]

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AABC Convention, July 2018

What a wonderful AABC Convention this year; great demonstrators, a fantastic show (see our website for photos) and an excellent group of like-minded people with whom to share the experience. Congratulations to Bonsai Northwest Inc who left nothing to chance […]

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AUGUST DEMONSTRATOR: Ray Nesci

Having seen a most beautiful elm with exposed roots at the recent AABC Convention (thought to be one of the best trees on display by Bjorn Bjorholm) the question of how one might achieve such a developed exposed root system […]

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September Demonstrator: Andrew Edge

Andrew is a regular demonstrator, workshop leader and good friend to the Bonsai Society of Australia Inc and is known for his knowledge and friendly and thoughtful style. Bonsai has been a twenty-two year obsession for Andrew and this certainly […]

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Bonsai Society of Australia Inc. Annual Show: Display Demonstration Sales

Bonsai Society of Australia Inc. in conjunction with the Orange Blossom Festival invites you to our annual show at Harvey Lowe Pavillion Castle Hill Showground Friday, Saturday and Sunday 14-16th September 2018 10am – 5pm (4pm Sunday) Display Demonstration Sales […]

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2018 Demonstators

For your information here are the rest of this year’s demonstrators: June 5th Joe Morgan Paylor July 3rd Leong Chong August 7th Ray Nesci September Andrew Edge 14th, 15th and 16th September our annual bonsai show “Bonsai Art” October 2nd […]

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Choosing the right pot for your bonsai

(Reprinted by courtesy of Sydney City Bonsai Club) At the May meeting Lee Wright gave a great talk about bonsai pots. Here are some notes from her talk. “You change your clothes to suit the occasion and so you should […]

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Can’t Help Myself

After attending the AABC Conference in Melbourne, I was motivated to attack my very raw black pine, which was calling out for a drastic work over. The pine had 25cm long candles and required some major reconstruction. I removed the […]

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Our Annual Show

We have our show dates at last and this means we have until mid-September (just six short weeks) to get our trees ready for display. Why not display a tree or two this year and get them ready at our […]

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