The Laggard by Lee Wright

An elm that has greatly benefited from GoGo Juice. March 2018 – Well, the lower trunk was nice, and I thought the lower left branch would be the new apex. However, it thought differently and died, the little devil. I […]

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Gogo Juice by Lee Wright

I went to Bunnings to get some Seamungus to give my bonsai a shot in the arm but the only size they had was more than I could use, more than I could carry. Forget that. So I turned to […]

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COVID UPDATE

As you are all well aware, Sydney and its surrounds are in lockdown which has significantly impacted on BSA activities. Both our August and September meetings and workshops are cancelled as well as our show in September. There is good […]

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Calling all Bonsai Clubs and Members.

Experience the beauty of Japanese culture through bonsai, ikebana and kusamono with a focus on Australian native plants. Held at the National Arboretum Canberra, home to the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia. Information and bookings here.

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Watering your Bonsai by Andrew Edge

Sweltering temperatures have arrived with the Central Coast and Sydney having already sustained a few 40° Celsius days in November. Trees will wilt before your eyes, especially with the dry desert wind driving this heat from the interior. Watering your […]

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For Your Information

A new bonsai podcast, Bonsai Wire, is now available on podcast apps: http://bonsaiwirepodcast.com. Michael Hagedorn, Jonas Dupuich, Andrew Robson and John Eads cover topics in a roundtable format and interview others for their viewpoints. CALLING AUSTRALIAN BONSAI & PENJING ARTISTS […]

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BSA Bonzai Zoom

For the last couple of months the BSA has been trialing weekly Zoom meetings. For the first month or so four members tried to get their their heads around how this would work and what the the format would be […]

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Bonsai Comprehensive: Ingrid Bauer

A few members of BSA Inc attended the Shohin Comprehensive Demonstration and Presentation featuring Koji Hiramatsu, at Steve Hantos’s new venue, the custom built AusBonsai Studio set amongst a most tranquil Japanese garden in Rosehill, Sydney. Topics covered were growing […]

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Windburn and What to Do About It

The subject of wind-burn is a HOT subject in summer and particularly relevant given the windy weather we have been experiencing recently. Actually, the cause of damage to contained plants is NOT necessarily SUN or WIND but lack of moisture […]

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What to do in December and January

Summer is a very busy time for the bonsai enthusiast. For many species, spring growth will continue and one must be mindful of keeping vigorous trees trimmed to encourage short internodes. Watering is the most important task during summer because […]

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