Newsletter – July 2016

2016-07-Img01Bonsai Notebook

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

2016 SABS Bonsai Show Winners

2016-06-Img03Please join me in congratulating this years Santa Anita Bonsai Society Annual Bonsai Show award winners.  The display judged “Best Theme Tree” belonged to June Nguy for her California juniper in the bunjin style.  Joyce Gibbs won the “Best Shohin” award, and “Best of Show” honors went to Louis Camerata for his beautiful Satsuki  azalea.  The “21st Century Award” Continue reading

2016 Santa Anita Bonsai Society Annual Show

SABS-Logo-150H-101WThis year will be our 52nd Annual Bonsai Show!  Our show will be Memorial Day weekend, May 28, 29, and 30 at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. The show will be held Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 9:00AM to 4:30PM daily.  Demonstrations will begin each day at 1:00PM.  There will also be bonsai trees, pots, tools, and related items for sale.  No evening reception will be held. Continue reading