Category: Beginner

Introduction to Bonsai Workshops

Great weekend at our September 2023 workshops! This workshop was held at Otten Bros. Nursery & Landscaping. Our beginner workshops are typically held in May, July and September. They do sell out fast so signup early! Workshops for the year are usually posted by the end of February. Comes with a one year membership.

Portulacaria Afra Study Group

David Weiss In this video six members of the Minnesota Bonsai Society talk about the Portulacaria Afra (elephant plant, dwarf jade, speckboom). The PA Study group talks about if the PA is legit as a bonsai, soil, water, basic care, and resources to many other PA enthusiasts where you can study more about this amazing…

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How to read plants

By Tim Barton, Mono No Aware

In another blog post, I described how we all carry the information from our past with us. What is true is true for everything, and this same principle applies to plants in a very interesting and useful manner. Like everything else I know this information was adapted from others, in this case my primary bonsai teacher, Peter Tea.

Keeping track of your bonsai

General meeting program February 2, 2020 – This meeting presentation was on keeping track of your bonsai. Presenters showed how they keep track of their own trees. Click image to view presentation >>…

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