January 2020 – IBA Newsletter

January 2020 - IBA Newsletter

It has been a rather warm winter thus far. But, we are likely in for some good Iowa January weather soon. Remember, our trees generally require 40 days below 40 degrees F. I have had to crack the garage door a bit to get some lower temps… 2020-01-IBA-Newsletter DOWNLOAD

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November 2019 – IBA Newsletter

November 2019 - IBA Newsletter

Non bonsai people are amazed that little bonsai trees actually turn color in fall. I think it is one of the many fascinations of the hobby… 2019-11-IBA-Newsletter DOWNLOAD

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October 2019 – IBA Newsletter

October 2019 - IBA Newsletter

It’s summer and our single flush pines have stopped growing. What now? For starters we can clean out old needles. While we’re doing this we may notice that some year’s needles are longer than others… 2019-10-IBA-Newsletter DOWNLOAD

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September 2019 – IBA Newsletter

September 2019 - IBA Newsletter

Saturday, August 10 of this year, before the State Fair show Bjorn Bjorholm demonstrated his incredible talent by transforming three ugly ducklings into works of art. The first tree he chose to work on was a twin trunk Ponderosa… 2019-09-IBA-Newsletter DOWNLOAD

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August 2019 – IBA Newsletter

August 2019 – IBA Newsletter

Thanks to the Botanical Gardens and the Iowa Bonsai Association, a mutually beneficial partnership has developed into a win-win for both. The Gardens provide our association with a magnificent platform for spreading the art of bonsai… 2019-08-IBA-Newsletter DOWNLOAD

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July 2019 – IBA Newsletter

July 2019 - IBA Newsletter

Like any other living plant, Bonsai trees can be infected by any kind of pest or disease. However, when your plants are healthy… 2019-07-IBA-Newsletter DOWNLOAD

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