May 2024 – IBA Newsletter

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The Iowa Bonsai Association held its annual Spring Exhibition at the Des Moines Botanical Garden April 20-21, 2024. The event is always in conjunction with the Garden’s Earth Day Celebration. IBA Members gave demonstrations and were on hand to answer questions throughout the weekend. More than 1,800 visitors viewed the exhibition on Saturday alone. And, […]

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April 2024 – IBA Newsletter

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After a month of doing the Bonsai shuffle I think my trees are finally out to stay. I hope anyway. Our March meeting was action packed and Dan Morton did a great job presenting work with a Japanese Maple. Our April meeting falls on Saturday April 20 which is during the Spring show. There’s one […]

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March 2024 – IBA Newsletter

March 2024 – IBA Newsletter

It’s been a mild winter. In spite of ten frightening days in January and the now forgotten three or four days at the end of October that created bonsai pandemonium. Trees in indoor winter storage are breaking and coming into bloom 3-4 weeks ahead of schedule and we still have some seriously bitter weather in […]

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February 2024 – IBA Newsletter

February 2024 – IBA Newsletter

Happy New Year! It’s 2024 and there is plenty going on in the Bonsai world near and far. Please consider writing an article for the Newsletter. Remember that this is your club! If you have ideas, thoughts or comments, we’d love to hear from you. Please feel free to contact me at any time… 2024-02-IBA-Newsletter

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November 2023 – IBA Newsletter

November 2023 – IBA Newsletter

And it’s good bye until next year! Thank you for participating in and sharing the adventure of Iowa Bonsai 2023. We’ve had a good year and as we wind up 2023, we are already looking ahead – 2024 is just around the corner. Let’s make it the best year we’ve ever had. Enjoy one another. […]

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October 2023 – IBA Newsletter

October 2023 - IBA Newsletter

It’s October and we are looking at an early fall. In this issue, don’t miss special articles about the 8th US National Bonsai Exhibition (p 11-13) and the World Bonsai Friendship Federation (WBFF). The WBFF is holding the 10th World Bonsai Convention in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in 2026. Learn all about it and a chance […]

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