Welcome to the Iowa Bonsai Association's website. IBA was founded in 1979 to promote appreciation and development of bonsai. Meetings are held on the third Saturday of each month from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. You may come and go as your time permits and work on trees or just socialize and observe. There will be a program at 11:30 monthly covering a wide range of topics. We meet at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden.
Join us! Members will enjoy a helpful, supportive atmosphere no matter what your experience level, opportunity to participate in workshops, bonsai shows and collecting trips, access to the association's library of books and a monthly newsletter. If you are interested in becoming a member or would like to get to know more about bonsai, please attend one of our meetings or contact us.
By richmond on September 1, 2018
Fall Show at Reimen Gardens in Ames, IowaMORE >>
By richmond on August 13, 2018
JUDGE Todd Schlafer, Denver, Colorado Best of Show Ron heinen, Ames, Iowa The Living Art Award Ron heinen, Ames, Iowa The Award of Excellence Zoe Nady, Ames, Iowa The Award of Preeminence Zoe Nady, Ames, Iowa […]MORE >>
By richmond on August 1, 2018
Saturday August 11th 2018- demonstrations with Bonsai artist, Todd Schlafer, at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Demo’s open to the public at 10-12, 12:30 – 2:30 – and 3-5.MORE >>