September 2022 – IBA Newsletter

September 2022 - IBA Newsletter

FIRST AND FOREMOST – A HUGE THANK YOU to IBA President Scott Allen for his tireless (and utterly exhausting) exertions before, after and throughout the weekend of the Iowa State Bonsai Fair. Scott’s weekend included hosting Julian Tsai (And yours truly), a workshop, demos at the Des Moines Botanical Garden, Show set up, tear-down AND exhibiting his trees. Wow. Thank you SO Much, Scott for […]

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August 2022 – IBA Newsletter

August 2022 – IBA Newsletter

Hey There, Bonsai Enthusiasts! August is a busy month for the clubs – The IBA has a workshop with Julian Tsai and demos at the Des Moines Botanical Garden, followed immediately by the Iowa State Fair show. The EIBA has an exhibition at the Newbo Market in Cedar Rapids. And then, of course, there are regular club meetings. Check out the Calendar of Events […]

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July 2022 – IBA Newsletter

July 2022 – IBA Newsletter

Summer is in full swing and we’ve all be dealing with HOT days. During these times it’s important to stay connected with your trees and make sure they have the water they need as well as protection from the hot sun for those varieties that just don’t like to be baked… 2022-07-IBA-Newsletter

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June 2022 – IBA Newsletter

June 2022 – IBA Newsletter

One look at the Calendar of Events will show you that it is a CRAZY busy month for Bonsai in Iowa. Few of us have much time to read, so we’re keeping text to a minimum! Nevertheless, we have a great article from Ron Heinen about his collecting trip to South Dakota with Scott Allen. […]

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State Fair Bonsai Show Announcement

State Fair Bonsai Show Announcement

Iowa State Fair Bonsai Show – Sunday, August 14 Deadline to enter is July 1, 2022 We had a great show last year WE CAN HAVE A BETER ONE THIS YEAR After much discussion it has been decided by the IBA BOD that trees that won any of the four major awards at the Iowa State Fair in 2021 […]

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May 2022 – IBA Newsletter

May 2022 – IBA Newsletter

It’s another VERY busy month for Bonsai. If you had trees outside for the winter, you may still be repotting. Early breaking trees that were wintered inside may be ready for first pruning. The long, cold, wet and windy spring means…2022-05-IBA-Newsletter

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