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Bonsai Society to meet Saturday at NFM nursery

March 14, 2014
Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Jim Van Landingham, Florida bonsai artist, will be the featured speaker during the Saturday, March 15, meeting of the Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida. He will provide a demonstration of bonsai and critique member trees in development.

The public is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at The Wigert Bonsai Nursery in North Fort Myers, be-ginning at 9 a.m.

Guests are welcome. There is no charge for attending and parking is free.

An afternoon program on wiring techniques is also scheduled.

Bonsai (pronounced "bone-sigh") is the practice of raising small artistic trees in pots; it originated in the Orient, and has become popular worldwide.

The Bonsai Society of Southwest Florida, Inc. was founded in 1973 to promote and encourage the knowledge and appreciation of bonsai and related arts. It holds its meeting on the third Saturday of each month. For more information about the Society, visit the website www.bonsaiswfl.org or call Greg Lignelli at 560-3275.

 
 

 

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