World Bonsai Day: May-8-2021

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Saturday May-8-2021 is World Bonsai Day.

Visit the National Bonsai Foundation online on Saturday May-8th to see the special activities that they have planned for your online participation.

And check out the history and meaning of this event. Want to learn more about the World Bonsai Day?

Established by the World Bonsai Friendship Federation in 2008, this special day pays homage to Master Saburo Kato (recall his Ezo forest planting) for his dedication and inspiration for bonsai, and his idea of “the spirit of bonsai”.

Apr-8-2021 meeting at Olbrich

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Finally we are back to face-to-face meetings.  Masks and safe-distancing is required.

Meeting will be in the Olbrich Gardens “Atrium” … this is on the first floor, below where our meetings are normally held.

Agenda of April meeting:

  • distribute 2021 Annual Show poster
  • sign up for Annual Show working crews
  • notice of Tim’s Amur Maple dig on Apr-10th
  • notice of Ancient Arts Bonsai open house on Apr-24th
  • update of plans for Annual Show in May
  • MaryE demonstration of 1st repotting of a nursery-found tree
  • review any “Show’n’Tell” items … gets you an extra door prize ticket
  • door prizes

Apr-2021 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

Best and Safest wishes to all our members and followers !!!

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Wayne (updated Apr-4th)
Badger Bonsai Society

Mar-2021 zoom meeting … no physical meeting

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As the COVID-19 situation has not improved … so again, no physical meeting at Olbrich.

Instead we are going to “meet” via a virtual meeting on Thursday Mar-11th, starting at 6:30pm, using the free Zoom web client … no time restrictions.

The specific details for this Zoom virtual meeting will be mailed out to BBS mailing list recipients around Mar-8th.  See the newsletter to request admittance if you are not on our mailing list … or use the Contact Us menu item at left

Agenda of March activity:

  • brief (1 minute) intro to Zoom
  • review potential images for 2021 Annual Show poster
  • update of plans for Annual Show in May
  • plans for physical meetings at Olbrich in April and May
  • presentation on pots for bonsai
  • review any “Your Save” challenges
  • door prizes

Mar-2021 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

Best and Safest wishes to all our members and followers !!!

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Wayne (updated Mar-8th)
Badger Bonsai Society