One Sleep Until Meeting

Best of luck lads, hope its a great night.

Leinster Bonsai Club

Yes, it’s finally here, after months of planning and waiting, we are now ready for the first meeting of the Leinster Bonsai Club.

It’s in Balbriggan Community Centre and if you are unsure where that is, here are a few maps, click image for bigger picture or just google it youurself 🙂

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When you hit the street, this is what you are looking for:

Hope to see you there!

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June Meeting MBC

Lyons Bonsai

So on the 23rd of June which is also Bonfire night in Cork, we had the June meeting of the Munster Bonsai Club. A small gathering but a gathering none the less. And peter back from his honeymoon, Congratulations.

Heres the substitute room ready for the night.

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Now with a few of the lads after arriving.

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It didn’t take long before we moved the operation outside.

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Piotr looking fine and relaxed, again 🙂

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Peter tipping away.

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And now some of the trees we worked on during the meeting.

Piotr’s Trident Maple

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Peter’s Black Pine

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Mark getting the lighting just right 🙂

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Mark’s Beech grouping. Still deciding which is the front. Option 1

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And Option 2. I like this one.

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My little juniper got a Jin.

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Mark’s Silver Birch, which he grew from seed.

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And Piotr’s Little Pine. looking lovely

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So it was decided that we would meet during the summer…

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20 Days to Go!!

Leinster Bonsai Club

Only 20 days left to go before the first meeting of the Leinster Bonsai Club. You can even follow the countdown in the sidebar 🙂

We hope to have a good turnout at the first meeting at Ballbriggan Community Centre on 27th June @ 7.30pm. We have quite a few people already confirmed as attending.

Owen, John and Elisa all made the trip up the the NIBS School at the end of May and have set the ball rolling for a close working relationship with both the Northern Ireland Bonsai Society and the Munster Bonsai Club all under the umbrella of ‘Bonsai Ireland’.

Are you coming to the first meeting? If you haven’t been in touch already or haven’t been in touch for a while, please let us know if you can make it. We have about 10 so far confirmed via email and Facebook Page but feel free to

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Ulster – Munster – Leinster

Bonsai Eejit

Not a pretty sight but here’s myself, Piotr and Owen, the three chairmen of the three clubs together at the NI Bonsai Society School over the weekend. Maybe early days to call Owen a Chairman to be honest but he’s the one who took the plunge and has the first meeting set up for 27th June in Balbriggan.

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We had three with us from the new Leinster Bonsai Club, Owen, Elisabeth and John. They got a little taste of the benefits of being a sister club to the NIBS.

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I know I harp on about it at times but friendship is a big part of bonsai for me and it’s great to get this new club link rolling.

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