MONTHLY MEETINGS

Members gather the first Saturday each month at the Trini Mendenhall Community Center (1414 Wirt Road, Houston 77055).  The Board of Directors will meet at 9 AM, followed by the regular meeting starting at 10 AM.  Refreshments provided.

Monthly meetings include world-renowned guest speaker programs, “show and tell” demonstrations, and hands on workshops that inform and educate.

UPCOMING MONTHLY MEETINGS —

Saturday, July 6th, Houston Bonsai Society General Meeting, Trini Mendenhall Community Center (1414 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055).  Meeting starts at 10:00 AM.  Program will be the HBS annual 4th of July Picnic with a BBQ meal served.  Bring a tree to work on before lunch is served.

To view the complete 2019 monthly meeting program schedule click here. 

UPCOMING EVENTS —

  • Saturday, June 22nd, Bonsai Basics #2 – Styling and Wiring, Location – Timeless Trees, 9 AM – 1 PM,  Styling and wiring – (8 people max). We will teach the basics of styling and wiring a tree.  We will provide a tree, (Ficus, boxwood, or Podocarpus, depending on what is in season.) wire cutters, handout and wire.  Everyone goes home with a styled tree.
  • Saturday, June 29th, Podocarpus ” Bird’s Tongue” Workshop, Location – Timeless Trees, 9 AM – 1 PM,  $50.00  (8 people ,  4 spots open)  We will style and wire, these nice small bonsai.  They will end up about 10 inches tall. We will provide the tree and wire.  We don’t suggest re-potting these trees the same day as styling and wiring.  We would recommend waiting a month to re-pot these trees.   Everyone goes home with a styled tree.
  • Saturday, July 6th, Houston Bonsai Society General Meeting, Trini Mendenhall Community Center, (1414 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055), 10 AM Refreshments, 10:15 Meeting starts,  Program will be our annual BBQ meal, Texas style.

  • Saturday, July 13th, HBS Saturday Study Group, Maas Nursery, 9AM – Noon,  Free, come and work with other members of HBS on your trees.  Please bring your trees, tools, soil, wire , etc.
  • Friday, July 18th – 20th – Rodney Clemons will visit the Timeless Trees Nursery.
  • Saturday, July 19th, Bring your own Pine Tree (BYOPT) Class, Location – Timeless Trees, 9 AM – 1 PM.   (8 people – 5 spots open)  Cost is $ 60.00,  Join us for a workshop to help develop those pines. If you decide to stay all day, the total cost would be $110.00.
  • Saturday, July 19th, Bring your own Juniper (BYOJT) Class, Location – Timeless Trees, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM.   (8 people – 4 spots open)  Cost is $ 60.00,  Join us for a workshop to help develop those junipers.  If you decide to stay all day, the total cost would be $110.00.
  • Saturday, July 27th, Japanese Black Pine Study Group, Location – Timeless Trees, 9 AM – 1 PM, (8  people – 2 spots open) Led by Scott Barboza.  This ongoing study group will do summer work on developing Japanese Black Pines.
  • Saturday,  August  3rd, Houston Bonsai Society Meeting, Trini Mendenhall Community Center,  (1414 Wirt Road, Houston, Texas 77055), 10 AM Refreshments, 10:15 Meeting starts,  Program –  Buttonwood Care and Styling – Jose Rodriguez  – This will be a Lecture / Demo  on a nice Buttonwood, that will be raffled at the end of the program.
  • Sunday, August 4th,  Buttonwood Day at Timeless Trees,  Instructor – Jose Rodriguez, (8 People)  Jose will help you work and refine those buttonwoods, including carving and working the deadwood.
  • Saturday, August 10th, HBS Saturday Study Group,  Location – Timeless Trees Nursery, Rosenberg, 9 AM – Noon,  Free, come and work with other members of HBS on your trees.  Please bring your trees, tools, soil, wire , etc.  Refreshments provided.
  • Saturday, August 10th,  Shohin Crape Myrtle Workshop, Location –  Timeless Trees,  1 PM – 4 PM. ( 8 people)  $25.00  We will style and wire the nice little Pocomoke Crape Myrtles, known for their small leaves.  All have pink flowers.