Juniper Workshop - Saturday March 9th (18 Feb 2019)

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Saturday 9th March, 2019 10am at the Bonsai South Nursery (114-116 The Boulevarde, Caringbah NSW 2229)
Call to reserve your space – call (02) 9531 4589

Hurry as space is limited! To reserve your spot call (02) 9531 4589 .


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Bonsai Open & Shohin Pot Open - 2020

2 weeks 3 days ago #61448 by Steve Reeve
Despite the difficult times we face or are about to face with Coronavirus, the problem will inevitably end and we will move forward.

In the hope this occurs within six (6) months we trust the Bonsai Open can be held in September this year and therefore wish to provide as much advance notice so that people can prepare their trees and pots.

Subject to the above, the Central Coast Bonsai club takes pleasure in announcing the Bonsai Open, which following last year’s success will now be held over two days, Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September 2020.

Open to all Australian bonsai artists, we hope to attract exceptional bonsai entries and therefore offer a significant prize pool:
• 1st Place $3,000
• 2nd Place $1,000
• 3rd Place $ 500
• Best Australian native bonsai: $ 500 + $200 Native yamadori voucher from “Tree Makers”

In addition to a superb display of bonsai, free demonstrations will be held each day with Joe Morgan-Payler, Hugh Grant and Andrew Edge. A comprehensive sales area lead by Ray Nesci (event Gold Sponsor), Hugh Grant, speciality pots by Denise Allen & Penny Davis, substrate sales with Ken Poole, club sales tables, raffles and demonstration tree auctions.

This year two independent bonsai experts (Joe Morgan-Payler and Brenda Parker) will judge exhibits in line with the criteria included in the Bonsai Open Guideline and Entry Form .
So….be part of the fun and enter a tree, or two, or three……….

Shohin Open Pot Competition
We recognise a beautiful pot will make all the difference to the aesthetics of a bonsai, and therefore to increase and support the awareness of our fantastic Australian potters, we are proud to announce the Shohin Pot competition, open to all Australian ceramic artists. Other than the pot being suitable for use with a Shohin bonsai the pot must have an Australian aesthetic.

To attract exceptional entries, in addition to a great trophy we are offering an attractive prize pool:
• 1st Place $400
• 2nd Place $150
• 3rd Place $ 75
Please refer to the attached Shohin Pot Open Guideline and Entry Form for further details.

The attached flyer outlines the schedule of events and other details.

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Even if you do not intend to enter a tree or Shohin pot, make sure you pencil the date in your calendar, - it’s going to be a “date not to be missed”.
Accommodation (Discounted prices & complimentary bus transport to and from the venue) will be announced shortly.

on behalf of the Central Coast Bonsai Club
The following user(s) said Thank You: Leong Kwong, JC, adam k, Anthony W, merinda, Mark

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