Calling all Bonsai Clubs and Members.

Experience the beauty of Japanese culture through bonsai, ikebana and kusamono with a focus on Australian native plants. Held at the National Arboretum Canberra, home to the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia. Information and bookings here.

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February Demonstrator: Andrew Edge

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

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What to do in February

This summer, we have had quite a lot of rain and cooler days than is normal for this time of the year. We have also had COVID 19 restrictions in place, possibly limiting the movements of many of us during […]

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Watering your Bonsai by Andrew Edge

Sweltering temperatures have arrived with the Central Coast and Sydney having already sustained a few 40° Celsius days in November. Trees will wilt before your eyes, especially with the dry desert wind driving this heat from the interior. Watering your […]

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Demonstrator for 2021

Andrew Edge 2nd Feb 7.30pm West Pennant Hills Community Hall 42 Hill Street, West Pennant Hills Clinton Nesci 2nd March 7.30pm West Pennant Hills Community Hall 42 Hill Street, West Pennant Hills Hugh Grant 6th April 7.30pm West Pennant Hills […]

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February 2021 Demonstrator: Andrew Edge

Andrew is our first demonstrator for 2021 and brings great experience, deep knowledge and a sense of humour to his demonstrations which are always enjoyable. Whether it’s exotics or natives, Andrew’s enthusiasm for all bonsai is infectious (maybe not the […]

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What to do in December and January

Summer is a very busy time for the bonsai enthusiast. For many species, spring growth will continue and one must be mindful of keeping vigorous trees trimmed to encourage short internodes. Watering is the most important task during summer, because […]

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CANBERRA BONSAI SOCIETY SHOW 2020

Last month, despite the obstacles, Canberra Bonsai Society held their annual show and what a success it was. People queued quietly (and with social distancing it was a long queue) and once inside had the opportunity to buy all things […]

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