Welcome

Canberra Bonsai Society has members with extensive experience in both traditional material and Australian plants as bonsai.

We offer members the opportunity to develop bonsai knowledge and skills through:
  • monthly meetings with presentations, show and tell, and help to work on trees
  • demonstrations and workshops from leading bonsai artists
  • field excursions and trips to interstate nurseries.

Major events for the year include:
  • Our annual show in October
  • Coordinating the Australian Native Plants as Bonsai annual exhibition

CBS members act as volunteer guides and help maintain the bonsai on display at the National Bonsai and Penjing Collection of Australia, located at the National Arboretum Canberra.

We invite you to explore our website and you are welcome to contribute to our bonsai knowledgebase. Visitors are most welcome at our monthly meetings.

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Special Events & Reminders

Australian Plants as Bonsai Exhibition 2015

An exhibtion of  Australian Plants as Bonsai  will be held on the 14th - 15th March 2015 at the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Information for the public on this event can be found here

The 10th National Australian Plants as Bonsai Exhibition Gallery (2014) can be found here.

The 4th National Symposium on Australian Plants as Bonsai (and the associated 11th National Exhibition) is being held in Melbourne on 11-12 April 2015 at the Royal Botanic Garden Melbourne.  It is hosted by the new Victorian Native Bonsai Club (www.vicnativebonsai.com.au /p/blog-page.html ).

 
CBS Annual Show 2014

The CBS Annual Show was held 11-12 October 2014 at Daramalan College, Dickson.

Visit the CBS Annual Show website for information on Raffle winners, results of the Public Choice Awards and photos of all of the exhibition trees - by clicking here

 

Other Events

AusBonsai Community Market Day

Saturday 7th March 2015     - further info here
Time:   10:00am to 2:00pm

 

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