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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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M-EjxxSTDs

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.

2021 BSF Convention May 28-30, 2021

This year's 47th Annual BSF Convention will be held May 28-30, 2021 at the Florida Hotel & Conference Center in Orlando, FL. Go to www.bsfconvention.com for more information.

MARCH 2021 Newsletter

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This month's newsletter discusses our next Zoom presentation with discussions of soil basics by Linda Rodriguez and Martha Goff, a short discussion and link to the National Arboretum in Washington, DC, and more advice from Jim Bremer about "Increasing Trunk Size". On Page 3 there are two web links that you will like, on Page 4 is a Bonsai Glossary.

FEB 2021 Newsletter

Troy Randall discusses and demonstrates his vast knowledge cuttings and seed propagation. This is followed by Jim Bremer's detailed description of "Air Layering", a different variation of propagation. Also, go to this PDF for a link to the entire Zoom meeting.

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