2023 Auction Friday April 15, 2023
This is our Annual Auction with many Bonsai Items for Sale. There will be a Styling Competition, a Silent Auction and a Live Auction and Raffles. We will have "Smilin' Dave's Grab 'N Go" and a Picnic.
Kusamono Workshop March 18 9AM-Noon
The March program features a workshop on how to create your own Kusamono.
February 2023 Newsletter
This issue discusses a recent visit by Young Choe, our next Kusamono meeting in March, and a discussion of Tool Maintenance by Bill Smith.
January 2023 Newsletter
January’s Newsletter, the “Clipper” discusses many topics: Kusamono and Young Choe, more about Kusamono by Martha Goff, and Juniper care by Bill Smith.
The Word of the Day: “Psithurism” …the sound of wind in the trees and the rustling of leaves.
2022 BSF Photos
2021 Annual Show Photos Nov 6-7, 2021
2020 Virtual Bonsai Show
This year we are doing our annual Bonsai Show on line due to the pandemic. We are sad that we cannot show these trees to a public audience, nor will we be able to judge by category or present ribbons to the best of show. Our next best choice is to present these trees...
The Winner of 2019’s Annual Show
We were fortunate to have Jennifer Price do a demonstration for us. She began her demonstration with a slide show of her visit to China and then worked with a tree that was purchased from Wigert's Bonsai Nursery. (Click on photos to see full size.)...
Group Photo, March 2019
Group Photo taken in Bokeelia, FL March 2019
2018 Annual Show Photos
Rodney's visit on Saturday, December 9, 2017
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....
Ginny Boka Farewell Lunch
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, several club members met with Ginny Boka for a farewell lunch. On November 1, she moved to Ohio to live with her family and is selling her house in North Fort Myers. As you may know, Ginny was one of the early members of the Bonsai...
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...
BSF/ABS Convention Photos 2017
2016 Annual Bonsai Show Photos
2015 Annual Bonsai Show
In this Image Gallery are some of the many fine trees at the 2015 Annual Bonsai Show as well as a few photos of the some of the talented participants. (Click on Photos to see in full frame.) Thank you to all of the participants, vendors, workshop teachers and visitors...
Joe Day Friday, September 18, 2015 6:30PM
Hal Mahoney Visit March 21, 2015
Hal Mahoney has been practicing the art of Bonsai for more than 35 years. He first gained an appreciation for Asian culture while spending a year and a half in Japan and Korea. Besides classical Bonsai, Hal specializes in Chinese Rock Penjing and his own “claft”...
2014 Annual Bonsai Show
The Annual Bonsai Show was held on Nov 22-23, 2014 and was attended by Bonsai enthusiasts from around the country. There were many workshops and vendors. We also had the pleasure of many Bonsai professionals such as Toby Diaz, Owen Reich, Mike Cartrett, Eric Wigert,...
Round Robin Wiring Class on Sep 20, 2014
David Easterbrook Presentation
David Easterbrook showed us his techniques of wiring on June 14, 2014. Many members of the ShoFu Bonsai Society of Sarasota also attended. Pictured here are (L-R) Justin Michael, Phil Krieg, David Easterbrook and Mike Knowlton [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="61"...
Bell Tower Shops Exhibit
The exhibit was held on April 12, 2014 at the Bell Tower Shops in Fort Myers, FL. There were many beautiful trees arranged around a central fountain and there were many interested viewers.
Jim VanLandingham Visit
2013 Annual Show
We had an amazing show with the work of many great artists. The attendance was excellent at the exhibit as well as at the demonstrations and vendor tables.
2012 September Meeting Mike Cartrett Demo
2012 June Meeting Rodney Clemons Demo
We are really excited about our upcoming annual show. There will be many vendors, expert demonstrations and amazing trees on display.
2012 May Auction
Our annual auction
2012 Annual Show
Excellent trees and vendors...what a treat!
2012 February Meeting
2012 Jan Meeting
Penjin Demo by a Master
2011 Christmas Party
A good time was had by all!
2011 November Mike Lane Visit