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Earth Day Spring Bonsai Exhibit 2018

Earth Day Spring Bonsai Exhibit 2018

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden hosted the Earth Day Spring Bonsai Exhibit, Saturday April 21st. Our Earth Day hands-on participation activity this year featured vote for your favorite Bonsai trees. There were 5 different categories for voting.

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Earth Day Spring Bonsai Exhibit 2017

Earth Day Spring Bonsai Exhibit 2017

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden hosted the Earth Day Spring Bonsai Exhibit, Saturday April 22nd & Sunday the 23rd. Our Earth Day hands-on participation activity this year featured a tree, on a turntable stand, with signage inviting the public to find the side they prefer as a front.     

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May 2016 – Spring Show

May 2016 – Spring Show

The IBA Spring Bonsai Show was held at the, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, on April 24 and 25. There were many people in attendance  during the interactive Earth Day celebration on Saturday. The, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden featured their collection of Bonsai Trees for the first time in the new outdoor showing facility It was a […]

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May 2015 – Spring Show

May 2015 – Spring Show

The IBA Spring Bonsai Show was held at the, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, on April 25 and 26. There was an interactive Earth Day display titled: Give Earth A LIKE! The, Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden featured an ancient ginkgo bonsai at this spring show. IBA members were also showing, “Funsai,” which is a […]

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IBA 2014 Spring Show

IBA 2014 Spring Show

On April 19, and 20, Easter Weekend, the weekend closest to Earth Day the Iowa Bonsai Association Spring had our Spring Show at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. New this year featured one table of “Funsai”.  This as a plant or tree with bonsai qualities, but it is in a fun container.  Attracting the attention […]

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2008 Spring Ahead Festival - East Meets West

2008 Spring Ahead Festival – East Meets West

East meets West, the first annual Spring Ahead Festival at the Des Moines Botanical Center, was held February 7-10, 2008. The Iowa Bonsai Association provided tokonoma exhibits and some of the programs for this event. Reaction to the tokonoma was very positive, and included the comments: almost spiritual,” “meditative.”

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