Events Schedule


October Event

Sea Hibiscus Demo

(Hibiscus Tiliacueus)


We will have the pleasure of hosting a true Master Bonsia Artist Mike Rodgers Started doing bonsia in 1968 at the age of 18, after a couple of years in the marine corps, he resumed the hobby by the late 70’s. He has extensive experience with tropical trees, and is a pine when it comes to growing Azaleas in South Florida. Now that he is living in Central Florida he has a wide variety of trees from tropicals to deciduous and pines. Mike will be bringing a number of sea hibiscus with him for sale don’t miss out on these breathtaking trees, they are hard to come by.






Mar 18 Meeting at the library 1 pm BSOB will have Mame bonsai demo (Alan Gouldthorpe)   

*Opening of Epcot Flower-Garden Festival with Bonsai Display in Japan  1st weekend: tentative work party at the zoo

Apr 15 Brazilian Rain Tree wkshp –speaker TBD  

*Workshop at Ronn Miller’s making concrete slabs for July Penjing/Rock planting

May 20 Guest: Vaslav Novak from Chech Republic (program TBD) 

*Day trip to Mary Madison’s in Lake Placid (get trees for July workshop) 

*BSF/ABS Convention Florida Hotel, Orlando 5/26-29

Jun 17 Premna species workshop (Rob Kempenski)  ($75+ per tree) 

Shohin Show in Kannapolis, NC 4th weekend

Jul 1st



Trip to Mary Madison’s Arrangements to be announced 

Buttonwood Workshop (BYOT or club trees at cost)  (Ronn Miller)



19 No Meeting. Brevard Zoo Weekend. August  19-20
Sep 17 Penjing/Stone Planting Workshop (Reggie Perdue)

*Day trip to Dragon Tree Nursery & Old Florida Nursery.

Oct 21 Sea Hibiscus Species workshop (Mike Rogers) $75 tree.

(Mike will be bringing trees for sale of various prices)

** Sean Smith Root stand workshop (self pay)

Nov 18 To Be Announced


Dec 16 Traditional Group Forest Planting. Potluck Christmas Party.

Silhouette Show in NC 1st weekend in December.


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