Chico Bonsai
June Meeting Topic:
Jin and Shari

Who:  

Pat Gilmoe

What:

  • Gin and Shari refer to the dead wood on a bonsai tree, usually seen on evergreens.

  • Gin is a bare-stripped branch.

  • Shari is a barkless part of the trunk.

  • Pat Gilmore will lead the topic discussion on this process and demonstrate how to 'paint' these areas with 'lime-sulfer' to enhance their appearance and keep them from rotting.

  • Meeting workshop: Members are invited to bring one tree for tips on care and styling.

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When:

June 12th, 10:30 am

Where: 

Elks Lodge 1705 Mazanita Ave, Chico, CA 95926

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Join Us At Our Monthly Meetings

In normal times, our monthly meetings occur on the second Sunday of every month at 10:30 am, and are held in the Meeting Room, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1705 Manzanita Ave, Chico, CA.  

Monthly meetings cover a wide range of topics, from plant cultivation, soil mixtures, fertilizer and pest control to creative styling and staging of specimen plants.

Our members and presenters bring unusual, unique plants not often available elsewhere.

Our plant round table features members’ bonsai plant material accompanied by an informative discussion of their local cultivation requirements and pearls of wisdom by our local plant experts.

Our meetings are finished off by a raffle and silent auctions of common and not so common bonsai plant material.

 

    About Us   

We are a non-profit organization whose intent it is to promote the appreciation, knowledge, and cultivation of Bonsai through education, publicity, display and any other means which would advance the Art of Bonsai.

Established in Jan 14, 1976 by a core of 11 enthusiasts we have grown to 40 plus members hailing from Chico and the surrounding communities.

We conduct monthly meeting, put our bonsai on display once every spring, and hold other social events throughout the year.

 

 

CBS Board Officers

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President

 

Ruben Rodarte

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Vice President

 

John McDonald

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Show Chair

 

Pat Gilmore

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Secretary

 

Micheal Mittia

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Treasurer

 

Leo Martinez

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Membership

 

Barbara Ott

CBS Board Comittee Chairs

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Photography

 

Janet Weidel

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Social Media 

 

Scott Schneider

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Raffle

 

Theresa Martinez

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Refreshments

 

Rocca Family

Board Member

 

Brad Jenks

 

Our Society

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