April 2018 Newsletter

WOW! What an opening to our 2018! When we gathered at Peter Macasieb’s home in January who would have thought we would continue this road trip up to our April meeting. To recap: In January we visited Peter’s home and collection. In addition, Peter demonstrated graphing techniques. Right before our eyes he made a good …

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Something Completely Different: Botanical Origami

Japanese user @kusabanaasobi on twitter reincarnates plants such as poppies, clovers, dandelions and ginkgo leaves as new creatures.    

Come to our club meeting!

OCBS meets the 4th Sunday of most months and we have one coming up soon! If you’re new to the hobby or have years of experience, you’ll find you’re among friendly folk with a passion for Bonsai. No membership is necessary for your first visit, so come on down and see what we’re all about. …

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Do you need trees or plants removed from your yard?

OCBS is happy to schedule a dig if you have trees or plants that are suitable for Bonsai. Share you plans with us and we’ll see how we can help!

Blog: Crataegus

Crataegus Bonsai is a blog authored by Michael Hagedorn, an American bonsai artist who apprenticed under Shinji Suzuki of Japan from 2003 to 2006. In 2008, he set up an urban bonsai studio in Oregon. His primary teaching outlet is his Seasonal Program, which fosters a broad and in-depth bonsai experience. He is also the Bonsai Consultant for …

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January 2017 Newsletter

A Happy New Year to All! And what a year we face! Certainly we as bonsai enthusiast will be called upon to demonstrate our love of the hobby as well as our commitment to the club. These coming days we have the awesome task of filling the shoes of Ken Schlothan and Bruce Boyer. More …

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