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AUGUST 2018 Newsletter

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Rain is Good! In this month's Newsletter we talk about our plans for September, October and November. Page 2 talks about the Sho Fu August meeting. Page 3 contains examples and a description of Haiku, a very short Japanese poem art form, and Page 4 describes upcoming classes at Wigert's Bonsai Nursery.

AUGUST 18th MEETING 9AM

During the July meeting, John Bartolozzi held a workshop making a slab with papercrete, and Martha brought in Chrysanthemums to take home with growing instructions for the August meeting when we will do the preliminary wiring. We will also continue re-potting...so bring your pot, plant and tools.

Three Video Links to the recent BSF Show in Orlando, FL

The most recent Bonsai Societies of Florida show held in Orlando FL, June 26-27, is featured in these three links. Several members of our local Bonsai Society participated in this event.

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

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