Upcoming Events and the April TWIG

Download the April TWIG here. This month’s MHBS newsletter includes some great advice for potting season from Pauline, plus reminders of upcoming events including a special April 25 demo and workshop with our fresh-from-MABS guest Budi Sulistyo. Mr. Sulistyo will demonstrate on material chosen at MABS and offer the tree in a club raffle. His bring-your-own-tree workshop startsContinue reading “Upcoming Events and the April TWIG”

Bonsai on slate slabs to be showcased

Inviting everyone to the Slate Valley Museum’s First Friday Night celebration this Friday the 5th from 7 to 9 pm. The Mohawk Hudson Bonsai Society will be exhibiting the bonsai members planted this year on the slate slabs we found in the Mettowee River by the museum. There will be some exceptional pieces on display so don’tContinue reading “Bonsai on slate slabs to be showcased”

August TWIG and upcoming events

Summer is still sizzling at MHBS with our big Comstock Sales Weekend August 23, plus more great events right through fall. Download the August TWIG to learn more. Aug. 23 • Comstock Sales Weekend with Jim Doyle Sept 5 • 1st Friday Art Show at the Granite Museum in Granville, NY Sept. 19-21 • Club show in SaratogaContinue reading “August TWIG and upcoming events”

June TWIG and upcoming stuff

A June 29 Potentilla Workshop at PFM Bonsai is just one of the ways to get your bonsai on as we head toward summer. Spaces are very limited so reserve your spot now and nab one of these sweet Potentillas, styled with lesson and assistance by Pauline. Click to download the MHBS June TWIG newsletterContinue reading “June TWIG and upcoming stuff”

What’s new at Mohawk Hudson Bonsai Society?

The year may be winding down, but already the gears are grinding on 2014 happenings at MHBS. Join the club in coming months to learn about bonsai, improve your existing skills, or simply find fellowship among bonsai lovers. Events and subjects under discussion for 2014 include slab planting, Potentilla and stand building workshops, a guestContinue reading “What’s new at Mohawk Hudson Bonsai Society?”

Download the September TWIG MHBS newsletter here. SEPTEMBER_TWIG_2013 This edition is packed with timely information about the 2013 ABS event in Saratoga Springs that our club is sponsoring. There’s still time to register for seminars, and important information for club volunteers is contained herein. Roll up your sleeves.

August TWIG and Upcoming Events

Download the August Twig newsletter here. Upcoming club events include: August 26: The Club’s Annual Picnic plus an open workshop with David Easterbrook at PFM Bonsai. PLUS a big fundraiser Lawn Sale and Silent Auction. Sept 29-30: A David Knittle double event: Build a Tokonoma / Sharpening Bonsai Tools. October 4-7: International Stone Appreciation Symposium, GranvilleContinue reading “August TWIG and Upcoming Events”

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 theContinue reading “David Hodgetts wins ABS-MABS New Talent Regional”