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February Bonsai Basics via Zoom

The February Basics class will be via Zoom. We will be discussing preparations for spring.

Time: Feb 20, 2021 09:00 AM Central Time
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MBS is inviting you to a Bonsai Basics Class Zoom meeting.

Feb 2, 2021 Zoom Meeting

Jonas Dupuich Coming up on Tuesday, February 2 our Minnesota Bonsai Society Zoom meeting will feature Jonas Dupuich, author of The Little Book of Bonsai: An Easy Guide to Caring for Your Bonsai Tree”. His topic will be propagation of bonsai. See more about him at https://bonsaitonight.com Click link below to get instructions to join…

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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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President’s Column – January 2021

David Weiss, MBS President

Parting Thoughts:


Just the other night, I had the chance to meet with five other bonsai enthusiasts to have a Zoom round table discussion about the Portulacaria Afra, also known as the elephant plant or the little jade, that originates from Africa. We started what may become a regular PA study group. Now there is a lot of rumbling in the bonsai community about the PA, and whether it’s accepted as a bonsai species, but this group of MBS members