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Bonsai Societies of Florida-Two Important Links

We are delighted to forward to you, as a member or friend of BSF, a link on YouTube to an outstanding video by one of our BSF members, Rich Bonn. Thank you Rich for your expertise and dedication to this project. It provides an excellent synopsis of a very special bonsai event that took place during Memorial Day Weekend.

August 2017 Newsletter

Attached is the "Bonsai Clipper" for August 2017 in which you will find a description of what's happening at our next meeting, an article about "Treating Deadwood" by Judy Giandelone, our preparations for this year's Annual Show in November, and Classes at Wigert's Bonsai Nursery.

More about our July 15th Meeting

This is from Martha Goff about our next meeting on July 15th and her discussion about making Pinch Pots. Also discussed is the turn-out for Tyler Sherrod's demonstration on June 19th.

Rodney Clemons at Bonsai West, Littleton, MA, Aug 5-6, 2017

For our friends who live in the northern climates in the summer, here is an opportunity to see Rodney Clemons during his Summer Bonsai Immersion. Click here to read more: http://www.bonsaiwest.com/index.php/bonsaiwest/page/news

Tyler Sherrod

On Monday June 20, 2017, Tyler Sherrod honored us with a demonstration of his Bonsai techniques. Here are some photos taken by Phil Krieg. More on Tyler's website and work: https://tylersherrodbonsai.wordpress.com/ Also see: http://www.dogwoodstudiosnc.com/about.html

Newsletter May 2017

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This May Newsletter discusses the Root-Over-Rock Ficus workshop scheduled for our next meeting on Saturday, May 20. Sue Johnson also discusses future programs such as the 2017 Bonsai Societies of Florida convention on May 25-29, and other upcoming events.

Interesting Bonsai by Bjorn Bjorholm

This is a link to the website of Bjorn Bjorholm that Phil Kried asked me to post on our website. On this website is a very nice YouTube demonstration of his work at the Texas Bonsai Convention.

Auction and Picnic, Saturday, April 15, 2017

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Please join us for our annual Auction and Picnic on Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Garden Council Building, 2166 Virginia Ave., Fort Myers, FL 33901. Admission is free. This is a great opportunity, especially for new members and visitors, to take advantage of a wide variety of trees brought in by vendors from around the state.

Meeting, Saturday, March 18, 2017

Susan Johnson will be working with the Gmelina Arborea tree at this meeting. (Please be advised that our meeting will be held (this time only) at our previous location at 6281 Metro Plantation, Fort Myers, FL.). Here is a Wikipedia link to the Gmelina tree, a fast-growing and unique deciduous tree.

Article about Basic Fertilizers

Mr. Jeremiah Pearce sent us this email about Basic Fertilizers a few weeks ago. It describes comparisons of three different fertilizers. As a reminder, Martha Goff is our local supplier of fertilizers and her products can be seen at http://www.tropicalgreenbonsai.com/category_index.asp.

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