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)
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-Sordoni 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- Sean Smith will be our guest artist and he will have a short presentation and then a tree critique. Bring your own tree.
June 26- John Bierley will be our guest artist. He will be presenting his field grown trees and discussing them.
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- Bring your own tree with a concentration on trimming and styling Junipers and Conifers.
Oct. 30-Discussion about soils with Carl
Nov. 20-Deciduous pruning ***Please note date is one week early due to Thanksgiving.**
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.