Boise Bonsai Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to educating our members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai in the Treasure Valley, since 1996.

2024 Calendar of Events to Come

- Events are moved from this page to the Historical Calendar-of-Events Page as they come to pass

FEB
24
BBS Monthly Meeting/Workshop: Repotting (BYOT)
Date/Time: Saturday, February 24, 2024; 10am - 4pm
Location: Member Home (not published)
Description: Bring Your Own Tree (BYOT)! - Group deep-dive into repotting for spring, and preparing for BFGS! Repotting, Cleaning, Wiring, Styling, Composition. Club sign-up sheet for BFGS volunteer shifts will be available. Members are encouraged to bring trees and composition elements so we can evaluate how the show layout will be done.

MAR
9
BBS Monthly Meeting/Workshop: BFGS Tree Prep! (BYOT)
Date/Time: Saturday, March 9, 2024; 10am - 4pm
Location: Member Home (not published)
Description: Bring Your Own Tree (BYOT)! - Group deep-dive preparation for BFGS! Repotting, Cleaning, Wiring, Styling, Composition. Club sign-up sheet for BFGS volunteer shifts will be available. Members are encouraged to bring trees and composition elements so we can evaluate how the show layout will be done.
MAR
21
BFGS Move-In Day:
Annual Bonsai Display at the Boise Flower & Garden Show: Boise Center on the Grove
Date/Time: Thursday, March 21, 2024; 2-8 pm
Location: Boise Center on the Grove
Description: Move-In at the Boise Flower & Garden Show (BFGS), Bonsai Display. Please call the number on the website if you need to coordinate drop-off and/or pick-up; thank you!
MAR
22-24
BFGS Show:
Our Annual Bonsai Display at the Boise Flower & Garden Show: Boise Center on the Grove
Date/Time: Friday-Sunday, March 22-24, 2024; 10-6 FR/SA, 10-4 SU; Move-out Sunday @4:05 pm.
Location: Boise Center on the Grove
Description: Boise Flower & Garden Show (BFGS), Bonsai Display! Please check in for work times and demos!
Showcase events and demonstrations will include:
  • BYOT to work on - members can bring in their tree and have it worked on as part of a demonstration
  • Overall styling and techniques (revised schedule to come soon)
    • Potting
    • Wiring & styling
    • Direction and refinement
    • Horticulture overview (a how to exercise)
    • Indoor vs. outdoor
    • Pottery & composition creation
    • Deadwood, features, preservation and why it's important
    • Wiring & why do we do it
    • Showcase walk-throughs that describes arrangements, pots, colors and styles displayed
      • Tour script & details will be crafted to ease explanation and highlight key trees
  • Tree Photography by AJ and Dan W.
BFGS Move-out: Sunday @5pm.

APR
6
BBS Monthly Meeting/Workshop: Bonsai 101 Workshop!
Date/Time: Saturday, April 6, 2024; Time TBD
Location: Franz Witte
Description: Bonsai workshop with Junipers
  • 101 elements
  • Front selection
  • Tree movement
  • Pruning
  • Next steps & care



CY2024 Calendar of Events are currently being planned. Please check back for updates.




End of CY2024 Calendar of Events
Note: Our next Annual Planning Meeting will be held in JAN 2025, where the next Calendar Year of events will be reviewed.