2021 Plant Sale

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

We are expecting to have about 200 trees and 50+ pots plus books, magazines and stands.The Plant Sale Catalog will give you an idea of what will be available at the sale. Parking Lot at rear of property Enter the property at "Driveway" (below). Then drive past the main church (A). At the back you'll see an …

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Free

Evening Gathering – Club Members Only

Private Location Palo Alto

Unlike our usual August BBQ / Picnic, this year we're having an evening event. Club members will receive details via email. Kusamura members must be fully vaccinated to attend.

Free

John and Sandy Planting – 60 Years of Bonsai History

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

Sixty years ago John and Sandy Planting joined Kusamura Bonsai Club and have been integral members ever since.In 2011 we did a celebration of their 50 years in the club with a look back captured in this slide presentation We plan to meet in person once again on September 17 when we’ll celebrate their 60th anniversary with …

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Free

GSBF Convention – Bonsai Rendezvous

Hotel Mission de Oro 13070 South Hwy 33, Santa Nella

GSBF is planning a modified 2 day event in place of the annual 4 day convention. It will be at the same location as the Shohin Seminar - Santa Nella, California. A two-day event for renewal and celebration for the love of bonsai. No registration fee. Open to the public. Free bonsai demonstrations both days. …

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Leslie Buck – “Cutting Back” author

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

Recently club members have been buzzing about a book recounting the adventures of an American woman who for three years studied the art of pruning garden landscape trees in Japan. The book was favorably reviewed in the NYTimes Summer Reading section - a rare honor. We're pleased the author of that book, with a strong …

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Jonas Dupuich – Building Branch Structure in Pines

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

Most of us have trees with branches that just don't have the right shape. Somewhere in the process of developing branches we missed something - a secondary branch we should have removed or made the new leader, or tertiary branches not wired properly. Jonas is going to talk about and demo how to make these …

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Free

Holiday Party

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

Placeholder for our traditional Holiday party. More details later. Kusamura members only

Free

62nd Annual Club Show

Hold these dates for our 62nd Annual Club Show. More details once we know them.

Free

Jonas Dupuich – Pine Presentation / Workshop

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church 600 Colorado Ave., Palo Alto

This presentation / workshop will build on the one from November 2021.This will also be a presentation followed by a workshop focusing on how to improve branch design. More details later.

Free
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