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The Greater Louisville Bonsai Society promotes the art of Bonsai


2017 MEETINGS OF THE GREATER LOUISVILLE BONSAI SOCIETY


(all meetings in Louisville, Eastern time, unless otherwise indicated)
FEBRUARY 18, Saturday, at Okolona Fence Company, 4615 Knopp Avenue, Louisville
Workshop on soils; special bonsai soil will be mixed and available for purchase from GLBS

MARCH 18, Saturday, time and place tba
Master’s workshop with Rodney Clemons. Bring your own tree; $65 (what a bargain!) See p. 5. $10 observers’ fee . . . Probably in Bob Williams’s basement

APRIL 28-30, Friday through Sunday, at Yew Dell Botanical Garden, Crestwood, KY
OUR ONLY FORMAL BONSAI SHOW OF THE YEAR. Please plan to show a tree and help with set-up and take-down. More details will be forthcoming.

MAY 13, Saturday, time, place and our GLBS instructors tba
Introductory workshop. Are you, or do you know, someone who is inexperienced or interested in bonsai? Then, make a move! Everyone should do bonsai, shouldn’t they?

JUNE 10, Saturday, at Berea Bonsai Studio and Nursery
GLBS member and proprietor Tim Weckman will be our host as we enjoy seeing a tremendous variety of bonsai material, at many stages of development. Driving time is about 1.5 hrs; plan to carpool if you wish.

JULY 15, Saturday, schedule tba. Gardens tour hosted by GLBS members Tommy McCurry and Bob Williams.

AUGUST — no meeting scheduled. Why not plan to take in the Mid-Appalachian Bonsai Kai show in Johnson City, TN?
Details will appear in this newsletter when they become available. (Your editor is a member of this group.)

Sat. Sept 16 at 1:00 PM Tim Weckman,owner of Berea Bonsai Nursery,
will give a demo: Tim will style a Korean Hornbeam
Tom Hollkamp’s home: same location where we had Dan Robinson a few years ago
93 Walnut Grove Dr. Fisherville, Ky 40023


OCTOBER 19, Thursday, at Bon Air Library. Building of bonsai show stands. Sharpen your tools!

NOVEMBER 8, Wednesday, at Bon Air Library, time tba. Important business meeting. We will vote on our revised constitution and by-laws and plan 2018 meetings and events.

DECEMBER 2, Saturday, time and place tba. Annual holiday party.