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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…)

The 50% Rule

By Chris Pogliano

Visiting masters are a wonderful way to further your understanding of bonsai. Every time we have one visit, we seem to be left with a golden nugget of wisdom which becomes the topic of discussion for the society at large. (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…)

Board Minutes – August 2010

MBS Board Meeting – August 24, 2010 – Approved Meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM. Present: Ken Ellis Terry Bishop Jeff Lorch Larry Oreschnick Glenda Jungquist Norma Amundsen Dale Krueger Cheryl Sykora Melinda Hampton Jim Etten Absent: Mary Russell Rich Ferber July minutes were edited and approved for publication. Officer’s Reports Treasurer’s Report: […]
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Out on a Branch – August 2010

By Ken Ellis, President

We just finished our Annual MBS Tour and Picnic and there was so much to see and eat…what a great opportunity to visit six local bonsai member’s collections and gardens and then to gather in friendly social chatter. (more…)

Board Minutes – July 2010

MBS Board Meeting – July 27, 2010 – Approved Meetings was called to order at 7:04 PM. Present: Ken Ellis Mary Russell Larry Oreschnick Glenda Jungquist Terry Bishop Norma Amundsen Rich Ferber Jim Etten Melinda Hampton Cheryl Sykora Absent: Dale Krueger Jeff Lorch June minutes were approved for publication. Officer’s Reports Treasurer’s Report: Rich provided […]
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