August 2016 Newsletter

This newsletter discusses the details of our next meeting on Saturday, August 20, a visit by Sergio Luciani on September 13, our upcoming annual Bonsai Show and Sale on November 5 and 6, a special event with Pedro Morales on August 27 in Tampa, FL and in-depth article on Bonsai photography by Sam Ogranaja.

Meeting, Saturday, August 20, 2016, 9-12 AM

The August meeting main program will highlight judging techniques and what judges look for. From 9 to 10: If you can, bring two trees with you, one to work on from 9 to 10 and a second “finished” tree to discuss during the 11-12 hour. From 10 to 11: Raffle, Show and Tell, Business Meeting. The main program will be from 11 to 12. Learning how to judge a tree.

Robert Steven at Wigert's Bonsai, September 10-12, 2016

Robert Steven will be at Wigert's all weekend doing workshops. Please go to: for details.

Newsletter June 2016

Here is the Bonsai Newsletter for June 2016. Phil Krieg has come up with a new format that is full of information about our upcoming 2016 Exhibit plans, comments about our growing Library, and notes from our latest club meeting. Phil has also passed on an article by Mary Miller who writes about "How is your Wiring" with a link to Colin Lewis' website on wiring essentials.

Meeting June 18, 2016

Meeting: June 18th
Time: 9 AM
Place: SPALC

Newsletter, May 2016 and Meeting on Saturday, May 21

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The next part of the program is, hopefully, very exciting. All the Chrysanthemums are
SUPPOSED to arrive the first of that week. I will bring them, the pots, the soil and care
instructions. Sue will bring us some grafting tape to bind the plants. All we will do this
meeting is get the plants bound and potted and go over the care instructions. You will

BSF Convention, May 27-30, 2016

The Bonsai Societies of Florida is holding the 43rd Annual Convention on May 27-30, 2016 in Orlando, FL. Click on this link: for the Registration and Program forms, Workshop and Vendor registration and all pertinent information.

Chrysanthemum Bonsai

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Annual Auction and Picnic, Saturday, April 16, 2016

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On Saturday, April 16, 2016 we are holding our annual Auction and Picnic.

Berne Davis

Berne Davis Honorary Service Award, April 8, 2016

The 7th Annual Berne Davis Honorary Service Award ceremenony will be held April 8, 2016 at the Whiskey Creek Country Club.