The Bud Shafer Memorial Bench at the Jim Smith Bonsai Gallery, Heathcote Botanical Gardens. Bench provided by donations from the Broward & Gold Coast Bonsai Societies.

“The Art of Bonsai”        presented by Flamingo Gardens:
Class Schedule: ***

March 10, 17, April 14, 28, May 5, 19, 2018

(***for more information and future dates when available, click on Class Schedule above)

 ​Upcoming Events

 (go to Events for details and other events)



April 21-22, 2018                              Broward Bonsai Exhibit at the Flamingo Gardens Bonsai Show

May 2018 TBD

July 2018                                                  BSF Visiting Artist                    SERGIO LUCIANI details TBA

July 21 - Toby Diaz Workshop     Saturday 9am-Noon

September 2018                                   BSF Visiting Artist                  RODNEY CLEMMONS details TBA




BONSAI, both an art form and horticulture...

Bonsai Tip: Rainy season can bring an excessive growth of moss and hiding in that moss can be the formation of a dark jelly-like mass called slime mold....  read more about this plant like parasite here

APRIL Bonsai Care

(information provided by the Central Florida Bonsai Club)

Bonsai (pronounced bone-sigh) is an art form similar to painting, music, and sculpture which provides each of us with an opportunity to demonstrate our creative expression and horticultural techniques. Bonsai, translated literally from Japanese, means “tree in a tray”. It can be considered 50% art form and 50% horticulture.

Our first workshop of the year with a visiting artist...

See more photos here 

A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a person perfected without trials.  

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MARCH 24, 2018​​


Photos from the Broward Bonsai Society can be viewed here: