E-newsletter June 2023 | Santa Anita Bonsai Society

Subsequent SABS Assembly:

June 10, 2023

7 pm

LA Arboretum— Ayres Corridor

Welcome once more to our fantastic membership members and people considering of studying extra about bonsai.
The June 10 assembly will probably be at 7:00pm in Ayres Corridor on the L.A. Arboretum.
Our visitor demonstrator will probably be Invoice Ward.

Invoice has acquired a lot of his bonsai inventory by scouring nurseries and yards throughout for good bonsai materials.
He will probably be sharing what he appears for in common nursery inventory to then develop worthwhile bonsai for an affordable worth.

Twelve years in the past Invoice thought {that a} bonsai tree would look good subsequent to his koi pond.
He went to Home of Bonsai, purchased a juniper and a guide on the best way to type it.
That journey went nicely, and he started to review bonsai with John Nielson and later with Al Nelson.

Invoice enjoys trying to find a “diamond within the tough” that may develop into a ravishing bonsai.
Be a part of us in June to listen to and see how he does it.

President’s Nook

As we transfer from late spring into summer season, lots of our bushes are going by way of development spurts.
Deciduous bushes push out leggy shoots and bigger leaves.
Let new development harden off earlier than reducing again, and leaf-prune to scale back leaf dimension.
You may defoliate a wholesome deciduous tree in June and July.
This type of drastic leaf pruning works with maples, liquid amber, and hornbeam.
It really works with many different deciduous bushes and a few evergreens like oak, however watch out.

Bugs and fungus are prevalent in the course of the summer season, so plan on use of pesticides and fungicides to regulate them.
Fertilizer can be essential for the well being and development of our bushes.
There are an abundance of merchandise available on the market.
We get recommendation on fertilizers throughout demonstrations, but it surely differs from artist to artist.
Hearken to and get hold of choices and use what works for you.
Bear in mind to usually use half the quantity the package deal recommends for potted vegetation.
Get pleasure from your summertime bushes.


Members Nook

Welcome New Members:

Susan & Huong Dao
Christopher & Tracy Brown
Steve Salisian & Izzy Murillo

  • Many because of all who’ve renewed for 2023
  • Our membership drive for 2023 continues….
    Annual dues are $20 for People and $25 for household memberships.
    Dues could also be paid by money or verify.
    If you’re unable to attend a gathering however want to be a part of SABS please contact Lorraine at [email protected] to obtain a mail–in membership type.

Could 2023 Public sale Assembly Highlights

Could was an thrilling month for our membership.
We weren’t capable of have our annual Memorial Day Weekend present due to the on-going development on the Arboretum.
We turned that adverse right into a constructive by internet hosting our first-ever bonsai public sale on our Could assembly evening.

Due to the public sale committee, Chaired by Bryan Nicholson, for the planning and profitable operation of the occasion.
We had a pleasant mixture of membership members and visiting bonsai fanatics who participated as bidders.
Along with a shocking abundance of bonsai bushes and pots, the public sale was an awesome success for the membership.

Particular thanks go to all of the volunteers who dealt with the operation of the public sale.
Wendy Tsai and Lorraine Miles dealt with the check-in, and along with the treasurers Steve and Judy Anthony, dealt with the pay-outs to all of the sellers.
Ellen Keneshea and Kathy Benson did the essential job of tallying the public sale outcomes for every merchandise, maintaining calm within the midst of chaos.
Manuel Dizon, Ian Killips and Christian Lebano helped set-up and acted as runners all through and saved the objects shifting.
The auctioneers, Mike Kelly and Anthony Aguirre saved the occasion light-hearted and orderly (principally).
Bryan Nicholson saved all of the paperwork with the intention to spherical out the evening.
The membership appreciates all of the onerous work and energy that went into producing an exquisite evening of bonsai enjoyment for all.

We might additionally like to increase a “thanks” to all of you who so generously donated objects to the Public sale

Kathy Benson, YS Farn, Joe Galgoul
Mike Kelly, Ellen Keneshea, David & June Nguy
Steve Riley, Gonzalo Rodriguez, Doyle Saito
Vic Shelton, Lindsay Shiba, Carol Upston

Our paperwork remains to be somewhat jumbled, so we apologize to anybody we could have missed on this checklist.
Thanks very a lot

And to all who so generously participated throughout this Public sale

2023 SABS Month-to-month Assembly Dates

June 10 —
Location: LA Arboretum —Ayres Corridor
Demo: Invoice Ward

July 8 —
Location: house of David & June Nguy
Demo: David Nguy

Aug 12 —
Location: house of Peter & Marissa in West Covina
Demo: Peter Macasieb
Air Layering half 2

Refreshment Schedule

Snacks & Appetizers & Desserts

June 10—
P. Macasieb, S. Riley, Y.S. Farn

July 08—
F. Saya

Aug 12 —
P Macasieb, V Shelton

Signal ups for 2023 Refreshments will probably be accessible on the June 10 assembly

Upcoming Occasions

Oct 20-22 —
GSBF Bonsai Rendezvous
Resort Mission De Oro
Santa Nella
209-826-4444 for reservations (rooms going shortly, different motels on the town) go to www.gsbfbonsai.org/2023-rendezvous for information.

Come Be a part of Us

Subsequent Assembly

June 10, 2023

7 pm

LA Arboretum– Ayres Corridor
301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007
Enter through the Ayres Gate within the East parking zone

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