Newsletter – March 2017

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Takashi “Tak” Shimazu wiil be our guest presenter at the March 11 meeting.  Tak was born in Kumamoto, Japan and immigrated to the U.S. in 1968, residing in Orange County.  He ran Tak’s Gardening Service for 40 years before retiring.  Tak got started in bonsai as a hobby being tutored by his brother.  Continue reading

Newsletter – July 2016

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Our meeting on July 9 will be at the home of Peter and Marissa Macasieb.  Concerts at the Arboretum in both July and September conflict with our meeting nights.  It has become  a tradition that we still hold our meetings, and it is possible because of the graciousness of club members who open their homes to us. Continue reading

In Memory of Bruce Katsuichi Hisayasu

The below is sad news to those of us that have been in Bonsai for many years. Bruce and Yaeko were always very active in the Bonsai community and when ever they attended a Kofu meeting were very generous. Bruce has not been active for many years due to age related illnesses but was always a great host when visiting him at home.  Bruce and Yaeko were long-time members of our club.  He will be missed. Continue reading