Photos from the Broward Bonsai Society can be viewed 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.


“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

MARCH Bonsai Care

(information provided by the Central Florida Bonsai Club)

 ​Upcoming Events

 (go to Events for details and other events)


February 24, 2018                                 Bellota Bonsai Auction go to EVENTS for more information.                       

March 2018                                          BSF Visiting Artist                    JUAN ANDRADE details TBA

March 24, 2018                                   Lighthouse Bonsai Auction 9am- go to EVENTS for more info    

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

May 2018 TBD

June 2018                                                  BSF Visiting Artist                    TYLER SHERROD details TBA

July 21 - Toby Diaz Workshop

September 2018                                   BSF Visiting Artist                  RODNEY CLEMMONS details TBA




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...