October 2021 Newsletter

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This newsletter has more details and information about the Nov 6-7 40th Annual Bonsai Exhibit. It shows the Show Agenda and the Tree Submission and Tree Choice forms. Pages 7 and 8 talk about how Ed Trout will judge each tree.

November 6-7, 2021 Annual Show Details

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Click on the PDF for details about our upcoming show.

September 2021 Newsletter

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This month's Newsletter is centered around preparations for our 40th Annual Bonsai Show to be held on Saturday Nov 6th and Sunday Nov 7th in Fort Myers, FL. Several forms are here for potential exhibitors of trees and Suiseki, was well as a brief description of judging criteria.

Mary Madison

Mary Madison - The Buttonwood Queen 1929 - 2021

Mary Madison -The Buttonwood Queen (1929 - 2021)

July 2021 Newsletter

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This issue briefly describes upcoming events , but includes an extensive article about photography, "Spotlight On Photography" by Sherri Rutten.

June 2021 Newsletter and BSF Photos

This newsletter announces that we will have a first Post-Covid in person club meeting. Jim Bremer and Bill Smith will present "Yardadori". Also in this newsletter are a few photos taken at the BSF Convention held in Orlando, FL June 25-27.

Bonsai Auction and Sale SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021

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The Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida, Inc. will conduct an outdoor Silent Auction of BONSAI TREES and related items at the Berne Davis Garden Center, 2166 Virginia Avenue in Fort Myers on Saturday, May 15, 2021.

The auction will be open to the public, and will begin at 9:30AM and end at 11:00AM

Mike Lane Buttonwood Presentation

We were honored today to have an in-depth discussion on buttonwoods by Mike Lane. Here's a link to YouTube:

APRIL 2021 Newsletter

It's been a scant month for Bonsai activity, but fortunately we've been able to get together (virtually) thanks to Zoom. This month we have the honor of having Mike Lane doing a Zoom presentation on Buttonwoods.

Bonsai Meeting on March 20, 2021

This meeting highlighted two presentations about soil by Linda Rodriquez and Martha Goff. It was full of information about types, chemistry and origins of soil.