SATURDAY, MAY 19, 9AM Meeting

MAY 19th will feature a Mike Lane workshop and a presentation on Shohin, the little trees that are so difficult. Everyone should also bring one tree and a pot or two to discuss what would be appropriate for each.


On Saturday, April 21, 2018, we will have our Annual Auction. There will be many contributors with beautiful trees and bonsai related items for sale at usually bargain prices. The auction will begin at 10AM until everything is gone. Lunch is potluck...bring something to share...cookies, fruit, potato salad, etc. Admission to this event is free.

Juan Andrade, Wednesday March 21, 6PM

Juan Andrade, a Japanese apprentice, will be our featured speaker on Wednesday, March 21 at 6PM at our normal meeting place, the Berne Davis Park. This is a BYOT (Bring Your Own Tree) workshop...$20. Here are three links to Mr.

Club Meeting, Saturday, March 17, 2018

The topic of our regular meeting will be a workshop with Gardenias. which are so very fragrant. Cost is $20 for the tree. Since they are also acid lovers, we will discuss pH for this species. (For a Wikipedia discussion of what pH is, go here:

February 2018 Newsletter

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In this February Newsletter, Phil has described the upcoming meetings and includes more information and Bonsai tips from Rick Owens, Martha Goff and John Bartolozzi. You might also consider going to our updated Facebook page: "Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida".

January 2018 Newsletter

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Phil has put out this issue of the "Bonsai Clipper" and it is rich with schedules and details of events for 2018. Also listed is our budget for 2018, a list of Officers and Board Members, and on Page 3 a discussion by Martha Goff about protecting your trees when temperatures drop below 40.


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