Suthin Sukosolvisit Workshop Saturday November 17

On Saturday, November 17, Suthin Sukosolvisit will host a bring-your-own workshop at pfm bonsai in West Charlton, the home of MHBS. There are still a few openings in the workshop and this event is open to sister clubs so sign up while there’s still room. The workshop is Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PMContinue reading “Suthin Sukosolvisit Workshop Saturday November 17”

Mary Madison

It may sound silly to most people, but to bonsai enthusiasts the nickname “The Buttonwood Queen” is a compliment to the incredible tropical skills of Florida’s Mary Madison, who refined her skills at the elbow of John Naka and Ben Oki. Mary’s knowledge of tropicals is legendary and her trees have been selected for exhibit inContinue reading “Mary Madison”

Feb. 23: Find your Inner MacGyver

Angus MacGyver would create bonsai with duct tape and a Swiss Army Knife. We have more options, but innovative techniques are a big part of bonsai and MHBS members will share theirs at the Feb. 23 club meeting in Voorheesville. Those techniques might come in handy as teams design trees by round robin. More toContinue reading “Feb. 23: Find your Inner MacGyver”

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?”

David Knittle: For the Love of Azalea Bonsai

February 26 at PFM Bonsai Special Times: 11 am Program, 1 pm Workshop We know we love azaleas but sometimes we really do not know how to best work with them. Come and learn with David. He is a true expert in the horticulture and art of azaleas. So that we can learn before weContinue reading “David Knittle: For the Love of Azalea Bonsai”

Tropical Bonsai Repotting and Annual Poo Ball Workshop

Join us January 29 at the Voorheesville Cooperative Extension for some good, clean fun! Remember it’s springtime indoors and one of the two times it is good to repot your tropicals. Bring your tropicals and potting materials. If you need soil, call or email Pauline Muth. You may also just learn about repotting and doContinue reading “Tropical Bonsai Repotting and Annual Poo Ball Workshop”

Preview of 2012 programs

Suggestions for next year’s programs are being solicited from membership. The following list was compiled from suggestions taken at the fall show and September club meeting. Keep the ideas coming. Suggested Topics: Displaying your bonsai Fertilizer Cakes Repotting Tropical workshop/repotting Wiring Kusamono Pots with Adriano Field Trip to Nick Lenz’s place Possible Speakers: Suthin TedContinue reading “Preview of 2012 programs”