“I have about 150 bonsais growing in my back yard.” – Cindie Duke Bonomi

Welcome

THE PITTSBURGH BONSAI SOCIETY CELEBRATES 64 YEARS !

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • February Meeting: Wednesday, February 20 – 7:00 PM  “Pre-bonsai and Prep for the Growing Season”
  • March Meeting:  Wednesday, March 13  – 7:00 PM  “Re-potting and Structural Wiring”
  • April Meeting: Wednesday, April 17 -7:00  “Integrated Pest Management” with Dr.Ryan Gott, Associate Director of IPM at Phipps
  • May Meetings: “Initial Styling of Junipers”  and Saturday, May 18  9:00 AM Workshop with Mike Lebanik
  • SPRING SHOW  Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2
  • Mentors can be found under the Membership page. Ask a more experienced member for help!
  • Bonsai Supplies: Remember to call Bob Dietz from Bonsai in the Burgh @ 724-348-4771  for all of your bonsai supplies, and he can bring them to a meeting or you can visit him in South Park.

Contact PBS President Chris George  @ topher.m.george@gmail.com & by Facebook: Pittsburgh Bonsai Society

Look for seasonal tree care tips in the TREE CALENDAR link above! New members can read Bob Grealish’s online book, “Beginning Bonsai”,  found under the Resources link.

New to Bonsai? Looking for a source of information and inspiration in Pittsburgh? You’ve found it with the Pittsburgh Bonsai Society. Visitors are welcome to sit in on a monthly member meeting before joining. During the meetings, members participate in tree workshops and learn from expert speakers during demonstrations. Other seasonal events include the annual spring show, the tree auction, and the summer picnic . Come to the meeting and find expert information on all aspects of bonsai, plus sources for trees and supplies. Bring in your own tree for some care or styling advice.

The membership fee is $30 for individuals and $40 for families for the period of February through December. As a member, you will receive  our monthly email newsletter which is full of helpful information and current events, and you can participate in any club events. Most meetings are on the third Wednesday of the month, starting with February. We meet from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the  Phipps Garden Center, 1059 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 ( not Phipps Conservatory in Schenley Park).

Click on each event to the right for more details. ————>

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