August 20, 2017 CBS Meeting, 2 pm Franklin Park Conservatory

Presentation: Bonsai on a Dime – by Rebecca ‘Mouse’ O’Linn
Ever wanted to learn the art of Bonsai but thought it would be too expensive and have strict rules? Here is your chance to enter the wonder that is Bonsai. This presentation will show you how to utilize everyday objects to cut costs and boost your artistic bonsai talent! Resources can be found in thrift stores, hardware stores & backyards. Learn about sources that provide ideas, materials, and additional information for you to take home.

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Mon, 07/24/2017

44th Annual Bonsai Show - July 15th & 16th - 10AM - 5 PM - Franklin Park Conservatory

The Columbus Bonsai Society
Presents our 44th Annual Bonsai Show
at the Franklin Park Conservatory
- LOWER LEVEL - Where ADMISSION is FREE!!
Saturday & Sunday
July 15th & 16th - Hours: 10:00am -5:00pm

Immerse yourself in the ancient art of Bonsai at this member show featuring a wide variety of trees & styles. Demonstrations Daily. Personalized Mini Bonsai Workshops available. Small Fee.

Regional Vendors:
Ken's World of Bonsai - offering Trees (beginner to advanced), Pots, Soil, Tools, etc.

LangWeil Studios - offering Bonsai Pots, Decorative Pottery, CBS Logo Mugs, etc.

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Sun, 07/02/2017

Ken Huth - Guest Artist -HUTH-A-PALOOZA May 21,2017 2:00pm to 4:30 pm

Ken is loading up the tour bus with some of his stock, and making a stop here in Columbus. We will be able to purchase trees of many types and sizes for our collections and projects He will be bringing a variety of stock in wide ranges of sizes-

• Demo and help with wiring, cutting back and styling.
• Discuss "leaving wire grow into the trunks" and have examples of how these develop. w you have Twisting Junipers coming up.
• Discuss and have that available with some un twisted and some in various stages of twisted development. (knowing you have some Twisting Junipers coming up.)
• Big topic or overall topic would be developing stock and the time necessary to produce Show worthy pieces? With a good variety of stock and different ages and in different stages of development, it will be obvious seeing them set out how to go about tasks and the stages in between starting with younger stock and getting to something recognizable as a Bonsai.
• Prices will range from $1.00 to $100+ with a bunch in the $2-3.00 range.
• As far as topics, bring your questions I will address any and all.

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Mon, 05/01/2017

New email address for the Columbus Bonsai Society!

Out with the old and in with the new.  Please contact us at ColumbusBonsai@gmail.com

 

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Fri, 11/13/2015

Franklin Park Conservatory presents Summer Bonsai Show

Enjoy the Conservatory's Bonsai Collection and learn about the rich history and technique of this traditional Japanese art form.  

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Tue, 06/10/2014

Bonsai does indeed = perseverance!

 If you are a follower of our club newsletter, you know that I always end my editors notes with the phrase "Bonsai=Perserverance". Well, this taxus is going on it's seventhe year of work and evolution. Here it is after 3 hours of Raffia and wire removal. 

Rich Uhrick

Newsletter Editor

 

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Mon, 05/12/2014

Come by and see us at the Dawes Arboretum Arbor Day event April 26, 2014

Visit The Arboretum’s Arbor Day Festival this year on April 26, from 10am – 4pm. With community organizations from all over Ohio, interactive displays, giveaways, crafts and tree climbing, the Arbor Day Festi

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Thu, 04/10/2014

Check out our calendar of events for 2014

 Make sure and check the calendar page for our events in the coming months. Then make plans to join us on our journey down the path of Bonsai. 

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Thu, 01/16/2014

Protect Your Tropicals Now

Your Tropical bonsai are probably feeling discomfort now that the temperatures have dipped below 50.  These are Ficus, Joboticaba, Jasmine, Fukian tea, Jade, and others that grow in Zone 8 or higher. Initially you might shuffle them in and out if you don't have too many.  The area you place them in might be a garage, a greenhouse or a sunny window.  But when the temperatures are mostly below 50 it will be time to bring them in.

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Wed, 09/25/2013