NEPA Bonsai Society
NEPA Bonsai Society

We meet the last Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 p.m. at MIDWAY GARDEN CENTER

1865 HIGHWAY 315 PITTSTON PA 18640

(about two miles south of the PA turnpike interchange at Dupont)

www.midwaygardencenter.net

 

Our meetings consist of short business sessions and programs such as speakers, demonstrators, and/or hands-on workshops on various aspects of bonsai. We have an open house in September, which highlights many aspects of the art of bonsai. Members’ trees are on display with demonstrations and other activities throughout the day.

 

 

2019 NE PA Bonsai Meeting Schedule

and Special Events

All meetings are at Midway Garden Center

at 6:30 p.m. unless stated otherwise.

 

January 30, 2019 – Meeting cancelled, class postponed to Feb. 

 

February 27, 2019  Pottery class with Fletcher Kaufman. All are welcome to attend and observe. Member reservations are required to participate. There is an extra charge for this pottery workshop.

 

Sunday, March 3-Bonsai 101 with Carl at Midway.

 

Sunday March 10-Repotting workshop with Carl at Midway. Cost $10

 

March 27- Repotting workshop on trees.  Bring your own tree.

 

April 3through May 18-Sardoni Art Gallery in Wilkes Barre. They will display 3-4 trees that we must swap out weekly.

 

April 24-Bring your own tree and accent plants

 

May 29-Bring your own tree

 

June 26-Bring your own tree with a concentration on trimming and styling Junipers and Conifers.

 

July 31-Auction/Mid-Summer Party from 5-9.  Donate your items. Proceeds benefit the club.  An invitation will be extended to the Augusta Club

 

Aug 28-Tropical Forest planting

 

Sept. 7 – NE PA Bonsai Society Open House at Midway Garden Center- 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Sept. 25-Guest  Artist?

 

Oct. 30-Discussion about soils with Carl

 

Nov. 20-Deciduous pruning

 

Dec 4-Christmas Party pot luck

 

 This year is the Year of the Maple.  There will be 3-4 maple trees that we will follow throughout the year and spend about 5 minutes each month discussing them. Next year we can choose a different plant material to follow through its yearly cycle.

 

Show and Tell-Bring something you want to share with the club.  We’ll take 5-10 each month discussing the trees or bonsai related items you bring. 

 

 

This schedule is subject to change so be sure to check frequently.

Getting ready for a juniper workshop.

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