…To disseminate knowledge, encourage others and create interest in the art of Bonsai




  • April Meeting and Workshop with Sean Smith   Taxus (Yew) Demo Friday, April 21  7:00 PM at Phipps Garden Center and Workshop on Saturday at 10:00 AM at Phipps
  • May Meeting  Wednesday, May 17 @ 7 PM. “Grafting and layering techniques, along with spring show prep for display”
  • Annual Spring Show  Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4. Our free show open to the public.
  • June Meeting  Wednesday, June 14 @ 7PM  “Scott’s Pine Literati continued!” (Bring any pine if you didn’t do the Scott’s workshop in 2014)
  • 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 for you or you can visit him in South Park.

Contact PBS President Terry Monroe  @ 412-443-3933 – terrym74@yahoo.com & Facebook     Like Pittsburgh Bonsai Society on Facebook

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).

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April Meeting and Workshop

Fri, April 21 @ 7:00 PM

May Meeting

Wed, May 17 @ 7:00 PM

Annual Spring Show

Sat, June 3 @ 10:00 PM

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