Category: President’s Column

President’s Column – June/July 2020

David Weiss, MBS President

Summer Time Fun with More Time on Our Hand?

Welcome to summer MBS! I hope this column finds you healthy and that you’ve found the silver lining within bonsai during COVID-19. That lining for me has been the ability to work on my trees more than past Springs.
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President’s Column – April 2020

David Weiss, MBS President

Hello Minnesota Bonsai Members. It is with a heavy heart that I type this month’s president’s column knowing that our world has turned upside down. Covid 19 has created some pretty unprecedented life style changes for the world, not just our bonsai club. (more…)

President’s Column – February 2020

David Weiss, MBS President

It is time to leap into a new bonsai season. And this year we get one extra day to get ready for an amazing year. Soon members will be taking some of their trees out of the cold frames for a quick repot, then putting them back into the cold frame to finish out the dormant season. Being completely honest here, I might just be one of those members.

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President’s Column – January 2020

David Weiss, MBS President

January 2020

Happy New Year MBS! 2019 has come and gone and for all of our trees that continue to grow, congratulations! In 2019, we lost some trees and we lost some friends. Some of us may slow down our collection of trees and our work with them while others will jump in even deeper into this wonderful hobby, or should I say lifestyle of ours. (more…)

President’s Column – September 2019

David Weiss, MBS President

Fall is on the doorstep and that means winter can’t be far away. We all are beginning our preparation for storing our trees into cold frames and or making sure they are well protected over the summer. Remember to try and keep your trees out of the wind and direct sun over the winter as to not dry them out too much. I also make sure they are protected from critters. (more…)