Bonsai Society of Australia Inc.

Posts By: Bonsai Admin

Group Pine Setting by Paulette DeMartin

This Japanese black pine setting of six trees was originally purchased from Ray Nesci’s Nursery in 2012. It was up the back in a polystyrene box and the trees were approximately 25 years old. They required a small amount of […]

Read More

Workshop Notes by Michele Toomey

There are no specific activities planned for this month’s workshop, but last month was spent mainly tidying up conifers, particularly junipers. If the foliage is opened up it allows more light and air to penetrate, which is particularly important during […]

Read More

May Demonstrator: Andrew Edge

Andrew, a regular demonstrator, workshop leader and good friend to our club is well known for his friendly and thoughtful style. Bonsai has been a twenty-three year obsession for Andrew and this certainly shows in his knowledge and skill. Andrew’s […]

Read More

What to do in May

Autumn is well and truly on us now, with cooler nights and crisp mornings. It was pleasant over the Easter/ANZAC Day period to have a break from all that summer rain, so hopefully your deciduous bonsai will be starting to […]

Read More

Bonsai by the Harbor

A unique program will be presented with multiple demonstrations and workshop occurring throughout Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday will feature Scott Martin (Bonsai Matsu), Sam Thompson (Assistant NB&PC Camberra), Andrew Edge (Edge Bonsai Studio)

Read More

Arthur Robinson and the Beginnings of the NBPCA: Leigh Taafe

At the time the National Bonsai & Penjing Collection of Australia (NBPCA) was officially opened in Commonwealth Park on 27th September 2008, Floriade was bustling all around the precinct. As part of the celebration of our opening, a couple of […]

Read More

Member’s Sales Tables and Denise Edgerton’s Bonsai Pots

At this month’s meeting, BSA member Denise Edgerton, will bring a selection of her bonsai pots for sale. With autumn repotting well on its way, this is an excellent opportunity to find the perfect pot for your tree or buy […]

Read More

Workshop Notes April: Michele Toomey

April is a good time to tidy up summer growth on most species and prepare for winter. Some repotting of certain species can also be carried out at this workshop. Make sure, if you are planning to repot, that you […]

Read More

Jaryd Bailey Demonstration

Last month at the BSA meeting, Jarryd Bailey from Montane Bonsai in Tasmania (https://montanebonai.com/) used a Podocarpus lawrencei he propagated in 2014, a stone slab from Tree Makers Bonsai (https://treemakers.com.au/) and rocks from his home creek to create a landscape […]

Read More

Moss Workshop with Young Choe and Zach Stanley

Well known for her very beautiful kusamono and kokodama, Young Choe has a deep interest in moss and is a member of a moss identification group along with Zach Stanley, a bryologist from the Pacific Bonsai Museum. In this workshop, […]

Read More