Photos from the Broward Bonsai Society can be viewed here:

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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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.


APRIL 21-22, 2018

​Flamingo Gardens​​​​


MARCH 24, 2018​​

A power failure during Ed Trout's demo gave some interesting lighting...                             See more photos here

“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)

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

MAY Bonsai Care

(information provided by the Central Florida Bonsai Club)

 ​Upcoming Events

 (go to Events for details and other events)




June 2 - Wes at Sunrise                  see Events for more details

June 9 - Ed Trout Workshop*    Saturday 9am-Noon 


July 21 - Toby Diaz Workshop*     Saturday 9am-Noon

September 2018*                                  BSF Visiting Artist                  RODNEY CLEMMONS details TBA

​**Club members - contact Heidi to sign up for the workshops




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...