From the Editor – BSF Bonsai

Adam Lavigne

Properly, right here we’re once more, about to shut the yr down. It’s previous and haggard, bent and gray, strolling with a cane in direction of its rebirth. I really hope the New Yr is an efficient one for us all, with no onerous freezes, or hurricanes or drought.

It was a yr, to say the least. However I’m grateful.

As Kathrin spoke to above, we now have many good issues to look ahead to arising.

The Epcot present, which I like to recommend you submit a tree to, is really an superior expertise. First, you don’t have anything to lose; we’ve made it simpler to submit (Click on right here), with a extra honest and open choice course of (for instance: these on the choice committee can not submit a tree, as that’s a critical battle of curiosity. By the way, for this years conference exhibit, we’re implementing the identical coverage). And keep in mind, you have to be a paid major member of BSF, whether or not by means of a membership or as an at-large member.

The Conference is gearing up and getting shut. Jose and Elsa is not going to solely carry their distinctive perspective from the environments they observe bonsai in (Jose is from Puerto Rico, with a local weather very like Florida, and Elsa is from Greece, and lives in Italy, so lots of the timber she works on are identical to ours), however they’re every superb artists. I’m wanting ahead to seeing them in motion.

With the Conference additionally comes the scholarship contest. For those who want to take part, inform your membership president, or your District Trustee (Right here’s the map and listing) or ship me an e mail ([email protected]) and I’ll provide help to out. It doesn’t value a factor and you can even win.

In case your membership needs to take part in Membership Evening, ship me an e mail ([email protected]) so I can get you on the listing.

And lastly, right here’s the fixed name for articles, footage, poems, cartoons, occasions…something having to do with Bonsai in Florida. The journal can’t go ahead with out participation from you all, the BSF Members. It’s your journal. Don’t fear about grammar or punctuation or spelling, we will repair that. We simply want your experiences, your experiments, your ideas.

And lots of due to Shaji for the bald cypress article, and Cayo as nicely. And everybody who’s contributed this yr.

My e mail tackle for the journal is [email protected]

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