45th Annual Columbus Bonsai Show - July 14th & 15th - 10AM - 5 PM - Franklin Park Conservatory

The Columbus Bonsai Society
Presents our 45th Annual Bonsai Show
at the Franklin Park Conservatory
Saturday & Sunday
July 15th & 16th Hours: 10:00am -5:00pm
Immerse yourself in the ancient art of Bonsai. A wide variety of trees & styles. Demonstrations Daily. Personalized Mini Bonsai Workshops available. Small Fee.
Regional Vendors:
Ken's World of Bonsai - offering Trees (beginner to advanced), Pots, Soil, Tools, etc.
LangWeil Studios - offering Bonsai Pots, Decorative Pottery, CBS Logo Mugs, etc.
Franklin Park Conservatory

Tue, 07/10/2018

Adam Lavigne Workshop - 6-17-18 2- 5p Franklin Park 1777 E. Broad St. Cols, Ohio 43203

Adam Lavigne
As part of his Midwest Tour 2018, Adam will be presenting a workshop for CBS with several different types of tropical stock:
American Elm- Ulmus americana
Tamarind -Tamarindus indica
Brazilian Rain Tree- Pithocellobium tortum
Jaboticoba -Plinium cauliflora
Elephant Bush-Portulacaria afra
Assorted Ficus
Trees will be priced individually-ranging between $25.00 and $50.00
Cost for the workshop will be $35.00. There will be 12 workshop spots, preference in sign up for members. Silent observers will be no cost

Tue, 06/12/2018

Dawes Arboretum

Join us on April 28 from 11am to 3pm at Dawes Arboretum for a fun day filled with family-focused learning opportunities including tree climbing, activities and displays.

Mon, 04/23/2018

May Meeting - Picnic & Styling of Bird's Nest Spruce

1:45 pm Sunday May 20th. Come one come all... an off site meeting at the Wilson Household in Lewis Center just north of the city. Bring a dish to share and/or a tree for advice. We will be styling the bird's nest spruce collected from Sarah's property. Come for camaraderie, good food and lots of Bonsai.

Sunday May 20
See address in your Newsletter or contact us for directions.

Mon, 04/23/2018

Marc Bauduy Presents

Marc Bauduy mbauduy@gmail.com
Member Marc Bauduy will be providing a demonstration of the transplantation of an eight year old Forsythia on a stone construct.
will have additional materials from his collection for display and discussion purposes (~20 plants)
for sale purposes, a small number of interesting little Privet specimen , to part with (price range $5 to $20)
Bauduy Soil Mix: soil to gauge interest ($12.50)
Looking forward to sharing my work with fellow club members.

Tue, 04/10/2018

February 18th Meeting - Pesticides & Fertilizers 101 - Columbus Garden Coach

Sunday February 18th 2:00 pm

Join us for Pesticides & Fertilizers 101 with the Columbus Garden Coach - Tisa Watts

Would you like to simplify your life? The Columbus Garden Coach would like to help.

You want to be a better gardener, but you just don’t have time to learn everything. Wouldn’t it be great if a knowledgeable person helped you identify and care for the valuable plants in your yard?

Mon, 02/05/2018

Columbus Bonsai Society - Holiday Dinner

Join us for the Holiday Dinner at Bravo Cucina. Located at 1803 Olentangy River Rd. Columbus Ohio. 43212. 6pm to 9pm. Cost is $26 Adult Buffet. Deadline to register is December 4th. Contact Beverlee Wilson at 614-361-4943.

Sun, 11/26/2017

November 19th Meeting 2-4 pm

Suiseki are small naturally formed stones, that are admired for their beauty and power to suggest a scene from nature: a waterfall, an island, a thatched hut, or an animal. Tom Holcomb will give an overview of this Bonsai related interest.
Feel free to bring an example stone you may have.

Wed, 11/01/2017

September 17, 2017 Meeting 2 pm - Picnic & Sale - Oakland Nursery (1156 Oakland Park Ave. Cols, OH)

Join us for our Club Picnic and Member Tree Sale in the pleasant courtyard of the Education House at the Oakland Nursery. (1156 Oakland Park Ave. Cols, OH)
The Club will provide brats & dogs, as well as soft drinks. Bring a dish to share.
Members will be bringing their overstock of Bonsai related items to sell, (or give away). Set-up 1:30 pm.
See You There!

Tue, 09/12/2017

August 20, 2017 CBS Meeting, 2 pm Franklin Park Conservatory

Presentation: Bonsai on a Dime – by Rebecca ‘Mouse’ O’Linn
Ever wanted to learn the art of Bonsai but thought it would be too expensive and have strict rules? Here is your chance to enter the wonder that is Bonsai. This presentation will show you how to utilize everyday objects to cut costs and boost your artistic bonsai talent! Resources can be found in thrift stores, hardware stores & backyards. Learn about sources that provide ideas, materials, and additional information for you to take home.

Mon, 07/24/2017