Category: State Fair

Wabi Sabi

by Norma A
In 2002 Master Boon quietly viewed my buttonwood bonsai at the Minnesota State Fair….he bowed slightly and called it an “old soul” with wabi sabi. As caretaker of this collected buttonwood, which I purchased in 1998, I’ve learned what a challenge it is to grow the “queen” of Florida tropicals in our cold north. (more…)

Best of Show – Shohin

By Randy Davis
I first fell in love with the “tiny trees” at the Minnesota State Fair. A former co-worker from a hobby job, Terry Bishop, was into bonsai and suggested that I check out the Minnesota Bonsai Society. (more…)

2010 State Fair

Setting up for the State Fair is something to see. Most people don’t know how much time and effort (more…)