Susquehanna Bonsai Club

The premiere bonsai club of south-central Pennsylvania


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Check out the new video page!!! Susquehanna Bonsai Club

Hey all followers, viewers and members of the Susquehanna Bonsai Club blog. Check out the newly added video channel page on our website! Currently we have 4 video links posted for videos concerning the Susquehanna Bonsai Club. 

If you have an Youtube account and have posted videos concerning the Susquehanna Bonsai Club send me a message! I’ll review the video and if all checks out I’ll post a link to your video as well for all our viewers!

 

 

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Hershey Gardens Bonsai Exhibit 2016 – Susquehanna Bonsai Club

The Susquehanna Bonsai club had another great bonsai display once again at Hershey Gardens in 2016. Before we get to some photos here is a note from the club membership chairperson Roxanne Kamin:

Join us in congratulating this year’s winners of the Hershey Garden Exhibit Peoples Choice Awards.  The 2016 favorite was Jesse Cook’s Zelkova. A beautiful tree which reminded all of us of fond childhood memories. Next was Val & Jim Kopenhaver’s  Cypress Forest.  Congratulations to Jim, as he has won a People Choice  award two years running. Ron Bates rounded out this year’s top awards with his Euonymous. Mike Anderson’s Blue Atlas Cedar was also a strong contender. SBC wishes to congratulate each  of the winners. We also want to thank all of the SBC members who donating their time and trees to the 2016 exhibit.  ~ Roxanne

1st place 2016 Peoples Choice Award (chose by the public viewers)

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2nd place:

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and honorable mentions:

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Here are some other pics from the exhibit. Or you can click HERE and check out the exhibits video on Youtube

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Also club member Roxanne was asked to answer a few questions by a local news channel, Penn Live, who posted the video HERE. Check it out!!

As always, thanks for reading!

 

 

 


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Hershey Gardens Bonsai Exhibit 2015 – Susquehanna Bonsai Club

The 2015 Susquehanna Bonsai Club annual exhibit at Hershey Gardens.

THE BONSAI

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THE SETTING

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Once again the Gardens enjoyed a successful exhibit, with over 100 more visitors than in 2014 casting their ballot for their favorite tree. Join us at a future meeting where we will present Carl, Jim and Bob with their awards. A hearty Thank you to all of the SBC members who exhibited trees, managed the care and feeding, set up and took down the exhibit, and shared their weekends working and teaching the public about bonsai. We couldn’t have done it without you! 

Roxanne Kamin

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Hershey Gardens Bonsai Display – Susquehanna Bonsai Club

This years Hershey Garden Bonsai Exhibit has come and gone!

 This year’s exhibit ran from October 11 through November 9. Historically, this has been a very popular exhibit with the Hershey Garden’s visitors and is a great way to introduce the public to the Susquehanna Bonsai Club and was once again this year. As in prior years, visitors to the exhibit were encouraged to vote for their favorite tree and SBC will be offering recognition awards to the three top entries. The exhibit was held in the Butterfly house as before and was such a beautiful and great setting to display some excellent bonsai. So if you didn’t have a chance to visit the Hershey Gardens Bonsai Exhibit this year or you would like to remember how great it was, just click on the first image of the photo gallery and enjoy!

As always, The Susquehanna Bonsai Club appreciates all its viewers and visitors to our site! If you are local and have an interest in bonsai please stop by one of the clubs events and check us out! Thanks again!!

On a side note – The local news station, WGAL, did a great write-up about The Susquehanna Bonsai Club and its exhibit at Hershey Gardens. Check out what they had to say and what a few of the club members had to say during their interviews. Click on the provided link to view the article : http://www.wgal.com/news/ancient-craft-of-bonsai-practiced-around-the-susquehanna-valley/29254390