How to Transform Unwanted Ficus into Beautiful Bonsai

This is a recent video (Click here: made by Judith and Lia Andrews describing how to take a Ficus and transform it into Bonsai. This event happened with the help and expertise of Dorothy Schmitz and Ernie Fernandez.


January Meeting

Saturday, January 16, 2016 SPALC building (6281 Metro Plantation Road, Ft. Myers, FL)
During the annual business meeting, Judy Giandelone will present my program budget for the year. I have posted the budget below so that everyone has an opportunity to look it over before the meeting. I am sorry I will not be there for this meeting. I wish everyone a happy and healthy New Year.

Program Proposal for 2016

Martha Goff has put together a tentative Program Proposal for 2016 that describes the events for each meeting and the respective costs. Also described is the agenda for our next meeting on Saturday, January 16, 2016.


Bonsai Clipper November 2015

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Inlcuded in this writing is the list of winning Trees at the 2015 Annual Bonsai show held on Oct 17 and 18, 2015 at the City Pier building in Fort Myers, FL. Please visit the Image Galleries (on the right side) to view the photos of the 2015 Annual Bonsai Show.


Club Meeting, Saturday Nov 21, 2015

November Program
Date: 11/21/15
Time: 9 AM
Place: SPALC
TOPIC: What do I do with this Dead Wood-Carving Nature’s Way

Wigert's 10th Annual Open House Event Nov 7-8, 2015

Featuring Marc Noelanders from Belgium.
Local artists: Dorothy Schmitz, Ernie Fernandez, Ed Trout, Mike Lane, Jason Osborne & John Powell.

Free Bonsai Demonstrations all weekend. Japanese Garden Design in progress all weekend.
Workshops available. Raffles, etc…

Workshops with Marc Noelanders. Contact us to reserve workshop space.
- Podocarpus $650 includes a tree
- Bald Cypress – $400 includes a tree
-Cedar Elms – $300 includes a tree


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