February 2020 meeting

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February 13, 2020 | 6:30pm to 8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI

Meeting Agenda:

  • during the course of this coming year, we will review and discuss the contents of the
    National Bonsai Foundation’s display exhibits of the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum.
    We will start this project at the Feb-2020 meeting with the North American Collection.
    if you want to prepare in advance, you can use this link, and scroll down to the thumbnail pictures;
    then click on the 1st picture to see a slide show of all trees in the North American exhibit
    … note that if you hover the mouse cursor over the image, relevant info will be displayed.
    At the meeting, we will ask those present to select their favorite 5 trees of the 63 trees in this exhibit; collate the results, then review / discuss the group’s favorites. Here is a “cheat-sheet” of thumbnails, and the polling form we will use to collect attendees’ top-5. Suggestions for “homework” in advance of the meeting can be found on page 4 of the newsletter.
  • Ikebana presentation has been deferred to March
  • discussion of 2020 program schedule

Feb-2020 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

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Wayne (updated Feb-8th)
Badger Bonsai Society

Jan-2020 member dinner … no meeting

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Thursday, Jan-9-2020 will be the BBS annual membership dinner at Imperial Garden restaurant on the NE corner of Allen Boulevard and University Avenue in Middleton. The full address is 2039 Allen Blvd, Middleton-WI.

Schedule for this will be:

Social hour begins at 6:00pm in the bar, followed by dinner at 6:30pm in a private room of the restaurant. You may order from the usual menu and separate checks will be given.

Jan-2020  BBS Newsletter (PDF file requires a PDF-Reader)

Our normal meetings (2nd Thursday of each month, except for January and July) will resume February-13-2020 at Olbrich Gardens.

Also remember … your membership dues are due !

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Wayne  (last updated Jan-3-2020)
Badger Bonsai Society

December 2019 meeting

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December 12, 2019 | 6:30pm to 8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI

Meeting Agenda:

  • Suiseki and Daiza making
  • COOKIE-FEST (bring along cookies if you are so inclined)
  • review of program ideas for 2020 submitted at the Nov-meeting

Dec-2019 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

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Wayne (updated Dec-7th)
Badger Bonsai Society

November 2019 meeting

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November 14, 2019 | 6:30pm to 8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI

Meeting Agenda:

  • election of officers for 2020
  • solicit program ideas for 2020
  • if you have a tropical bonsai, bring it in and we can examine / critique / work on them

Nov-2019 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

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Wayne (updated Nov-9th)
Badger Bonsai Society

October 2019 meeting

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October 10, 2019 | 6:30pm to 8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI

Meeting Agenda:

  • we will review examples of bonsai from American Bonsai Masters
  • identification of Maples
  • video of 2019 annual show

Oct-2019 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

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Wayne (updated Oct-5th)
Badger Bonsai Society

June 2019 meeting

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June 13, 2019 | 6:30pm to 8pm
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI

Meeting Agenda:

  • review of annual show
  • simultaneous demonstrations by 3 senior members
  • feel free to bring your own plants for review

June-2019 BBS Newsletter … needs PDF reader

(hi-res 35 MB)  or  (low-res 10 MB)

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Wayne (updated Jun-9th)
Badger Bonsai Society