Thursday, May 31, 2012

Pittsburgh Bonsai Society Spring Show, June 2nd and 3rd.

The Pittsburgh Bonsai Society will hold its annual Spring Show at the Phipps Garden Center in Shadyside's Mellon Park (map) on June 2nd and 3rd. The group's official site reads:
The public is welcome to visit our annual Spring Show at the Phipps Garden Center, 1059 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 (not Phipps Conservatory) on Saturday, June 2 from 10:00 to 5:00 PM, and Sunday, June 3 from 10:00 to 4:00 PM. The free event highlights the work our members put into developing these small works of art. Visitors can purchase trees, starter material, tools, pots and accessories in our vendor area. Visitors can also bring in their own trees for expert styling and care advice. There will be tree styling demonstrations on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 AM. Visitors can participate in a workshop styling their own tree (Procumbens nana juniper or Scots Pine) for a $25 fee on Saturday at 1:00 PM. A Sunday workshop featuring a tropical tree will also be available, with details to come.