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.



2018 NE PA Bonsai Meeting Schedule

and Special Events

All meetings are at Midway Garden Center

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


January 31, 2018 – Election of officers. Pat Fritsky deomonstration on Pysanki eggs.


February 28, 2018 - Sue Crane - ficus forest repotting. Carl Achhammer -discussion about planning for shows and picking out which trees to prepare. and a winter deciduous discussion.


March 28, 2018 – Re-potting workshop - bring your own tree or work on something from here.


April 8, 2018 - Carl Achhammer - juniper workshop

April 21, 2018 - Secial event- all day wire workshop with Sean Smith.


April 25, 2018 –Bring your own tree workshop ( we can incorporate some of the techniques learned from Sean on our trees)


May 30, 2018 – Bring your own tree styling workshop.


Sad news – The Northeast Fair has been discontinued


June 27, 2018 – Group workshop - plant material not picked yet.



July 25, 2018 – Tropical Workshop, prep trees for open house.


August 25, 2018 – NE PA Bonsai Open House at Midway Garden Center


August 29, 2018 –Guest Speaker- Jim Doyle


September 26, 2018 – Planting workshop – conifers


Please note change of date due to Halloween

October 24, 2018 – Winterizing, questions and answers, bring your own tree for creative ideas.


November 28, 2018 – Pottery class Fletcher Kaufman * rescheduled to January 30, 2019


December 5, 2018 – Christmas party!


January 30, 2019 - Pottery Class with Fletcher Kaufman -members only - must register for class, extra charge for class , no charge to observe. 


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

Getting ready for a juniper workshop.