This Newsletter describes the topic of our next meeting on Saturday, June 16, and briefly outlines our events for the remainder of this year. Page 2 is a writing by Michael Hagedorn ( on “When to Let a Tree Off The Leash”…an easy-to-read and amusing article about when to let trees grow before styling. Page 3 is all about “June Tree Care” by Martha Goff, one of our many resident experts on Bonsai. Page 4 talks about “Upcoming Classes at Wigert’s Bonsai Nursery” (, and on this same page is a photo of a marvelous Bonsai display by John Bartolozzi that won “Best Legacy” planting at the recent BSF Convention.