This in style occasion was held on February 3-5, 2023 on the newly transformed Mission Del Oro Lodge in lovely downtown Santa Nella, California. Over 125 full registrants participated in workshops, lecture-demonstrations in addition to many day cross stroll in guests.
The principle emphasis for this occasion was 29 workshops in addition to eight lecture-demonstrations plus a chic room full of gorgeous developed shohin bonsai in addition to shohin bonsai compositions.
Maidenhair Tree, Ginkgo biloba
Tamarix, Tamarix ramosissima
Not one of the demonstrators, workshop leaders and committee obtained paid. Everybody donated their time, expertise, journey bills and lodge charges volunteered to assist assist the three California Bonsai Federation’s bonsai collections. All proceeds had been cut up 3 ways to assist assist the shohin bonsai in every of the collections. This 12 months, following probably the most scrumptious banquet meal I’ve had the pleasure of having fun with (and I’ve attended quite a few banquets world wide) empty envelopes which is able to ultimately have a $10,000 verify to every of the three bonsai collections. This was the proceeds from the final California Shohin Bonsai Society’s Seminar from three years in the past. The night completed up with a big assortment of donated gadgets for the favored raffle, which is the place the funds originate
Along with the Shohin Bonsai Exhibit there have been two rooms stuffed with distributors providing their ware within the merchandising space. Everybody had enjoyable, realized so much, as long-time buddies met as soon as once more whereas supporting shohin bonsai in California.