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

44th Annual Bonsai Show - July 15th & 16th - 10AM - 5 PM - Franklin Park Conservatory

The Columbus Bonsai Society
Presents our 44th 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 at this member show featuring 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.

Sun, 07/02/2017

Ken Huth - Guest Artist -HUTH-A-PALOOZA May 21,2017 2:00pm to 4:30 pm

Ken is loading up the tour bus with some of his stock, and making a stop here in Columbus. We will be able to purchase trees of many types and sizes for our collections and projects He will be bringing a variety of stock in wide ranges of sizes-

• Demo and help with wiring, cutting back and styling.
• Discuss "leaving wire grow into the trunks" and have examples of how these develop. w you have Twisting Junipers coming up.
• Discuss and have that available with some un twisted and some in various stages of twisted development. (knowing you have some Twisting Junipers coming up.)
• Big topic or overall topic would be developing stock and the time necessary to produce Show worthy pieces? With a good variety of stock and different ages and in different stages of development, it will be obvious seeing them set out how to go about tasks and the stages in between starting with younger stock and getting to something recognizable as a Bonsai.
• Prices will range from $1.00 to $100+ with a bunch in the $2-3.00 range.
• As far as topics, bring your questions I will address any and all.

Mon, 05/01/2017