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Sanshuike April 4

Spring flowers offset yesterday’s snow. From nisshuike last class.we moved on to shoka shofutai sanshuike today. Next class at this location is April 25. Next Topic: Shoka shimputai   Shoka Shofutai Sanshuike Material: sunflowers, aspidistra leaves and tulips.     Advertisements

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Shoka Sanshuike October 1

We continued our study of  shoka sanshuike with a distinctly Fall theme to the material selection: sunflower, ornamental grass, bullrush, rose hip, maple, and solidago. Then, back by popular demand, we enjoyed another K-cup challenge with some miniature freestyle arrangements. … Continue reading

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Pruning Challenges: Shoka Sanshuike Sept. 17

The material used for this lesson provided some opportunities to improve our pruning skills. Pruning helps us show off the beauty and lines of the material but making the decision of what, and how much, to clip can be challenging. … Continue reading

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Welcome Back

Great to see all those familiar faces after the summer hiatus. We started off the Fall session with a lesson in shoka sanshuike. Then just for fun, we added a K-cup free style miniature challenge. We hope you enjoy the … Continue reading

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Last Lesson in Beginners’ series

Many thanks to all who participated in this summer’s beginners’ series. It was a pleasure to work with you and we hope to see you again soon. Pictures are posted here.  Regular club lessons begin next week, Thursday September 3. … Continue reading

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Spring Festival at the Kurimoto Garden

Many thanks to all who participated in our club’s exhibition and demonstration at the Spring Festival. We would also like to acknowledge the support of Kerry Mulholland of the Devonian Gardens,  and the Japanese Consulate. Next regular lesson June 18. … Continue reading

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March / April Update

I saw a robin today, yeah Spring! Thanks for your patience everyone. Here are the pictures, at long last. We finished off March with shoka sanshuike and shifted to freestyle in April. Each week we have been exploring a different … Continue reading

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