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JULY 2018 Newsletter

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A Nice Letter from Ann Gergar

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This is a very nice letter from Ann Gergar, Volunteer Leader at the Remembrance Garden, in which she thanks several of our members for showing them a little about Bonsai.

JUNE 2018 NEWSLETTER

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This Newsletter describes the topic of our next meeting on Saturday, June 16, and briefly outlines our events for the remainder of this year. Page 2 is a writing by Michael Hagedorn (https://crataegus.com/) on "When to Let a Tree Off The Leash"...an easy-to-read and amusing article about when to let trees grow before styling.

APRIL 2018 NewsLetter

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Here is the schedule for the 2018 Programs, Tips by Martha Goff on repotting tropicals, and some notes and drawings from a recent workshop with Juan Andrade.

February 2018 Newsletter

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In this February Newsletter, Phil has described the upcoming meetings and includes more information and Bonsai tips from Rick Owens, Martha Goff and John Bartolozzi. You might also consider going to our updated Facebook page: "Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida".

January 2018 Newsletter

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Phil has put out this issue of the "Bonsai Clipper" and it is rich with schedules and details of events for 2018. Also listed is our budget for 2018, a list of Officers and Board Members, and on Page 3 a discussion by Martha Goff about protecting your trees when temperatures drop below 40.

Rodney Clemons Visit December 9, 2017

On Saturday, December 9, 2017, we were honored to have Rodney Clemons give us advice on our trees. He discussed styling techniques, fertilizers and root trimming among many other topics. Click on the "Image Galleries" to see some of the photos of this event. For more about Rodney, go to: http://bonsai-bsf.com/?page_id=1428

2017 Annual Show Bonsai Photos

Please click on the "Image Galleries" (Right hand side of this page and down a little bit) to see some of the photos of our show. Thanks very much to Sam Organaja for contributing the vast majority of the tree photos. Click on any photo for full screen.

2017 Annual Bonsai Show and Sale, SAT-SUN, NOV 4-5, 2017 10AM-4PM

We are proud to announce that Hurricane Irma has not stopped us from having our Annual Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, Nov 4-5, 2017. We are also proud to announce that several clubs in Florida are going to participate with their own entries.

OCT 2017 NEWSLETTER

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Attached is the "Bonsai Clipper" for October 2017 with the Show Times and preparations for the 2017 Annual Bonsai Show as well as Entry and Tree Submission forms should you decide to show us your work. Please bear in mind that there will be a section featuring Novice entries because in one way or another we are all students with much to learn.

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