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David Hodgetts wins ABS-MABS New Talent Regional

MHBS is extremely proud of one of our own. David Hodgetts competed for the rights to represent the MidAtlantic Bonsai Societies at the ABS BCI World Convention in Denver this June. Contestants were given San Jose Junipers and 9 hours in which to create their bonsai. David’s design was the unanimous top choice of the three judges. Masters Omachi, Chase and Thompson all commented on his fine work. Ask David to show you the evaluations that the judges gave him. Read the rest of this entry »

March TWIG

Click here to download the March TWIG, the official newsletter of MHBS. This month’s issue has some great content, including a detailed recap of David Knittle’s outstanding presentation on satsuki (and other) azaleas, and a MABS new talent contest deadline reminder.

Save the date for MABS 2012

Save the date now for the MidAtlantic Bonsai Societies 2012 Spring Festival, April 20-22 at the Harrisburg/Hershey Holiday Inn in Grantville, PA.  Go to for details.

New Talent Competition at MABS

On Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM, there will be a New Talent Competition sponsored by the American Bonsai Society. The winner will receive from MABS a prize of $500 for expenses to participate in the National Competition at the ABS Convention which will be held in Denver on June 21-24, 2012. The winner is guaranteed acceptance to Read the rest of this entry »

National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester

Pauline has news from Bill Valavanis on the 3rd National Bonsai Exhibition in Rochester this coming June.
Download information here US National Bonsai about the show and submitting bonsai for the exhibition.

2012 MABS Welcomes New Talent

The 29th annual MidAtlantic Bonsai Societies Spring Festival will commence Friday evening, April 20, and will continue through Sunday afternoon, April 22, at our family-friendly location: the Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Hershey hotel in PA. Read on for details, including the New Talent Competition.

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