Bonsai Book of Days: ​What happened during JANUARY in Bonsai History

(information provided by           


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

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JANUARY Bonsai Care

(information provided by the Central Florida Bonsai Club)

 WEATHER: Lauderdale​​

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.

BONSAI, both an art form and horticulture...

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: ***

Nov 19, Dec 3, 10, 2016; Jan 14, 28, Feb 4, 2017

(***for more information click on Class Schedule above)

Bonsai Tip: Rainy season can bring an unwanted byproduct: fungus.  Check your trees and treat accordingly. 

​Upcoming Events

 (go to Events for details and other events)


January 2017

February 11, 2017                             Randy Brooks Workshop 9-Noon  

March 25, 2017                                 1- Lighthouse Bonsai Auction        go to Events for more info                                                           2- Bonsai Exhibit - Flamingo Gardens Annual Garden and Bonsai Show March 11-12

April 2017

​May 26-29, 2017                                   BSF Convention