We meet the last Wednesday of the month @ 6:30 p.m. at MIDWAY GARDEN CENTER

1865 HIGHWAY 315 PITTSTON PA 18640

(about two miles south of the PA turnpike interchange at Dupont)



Our meetings consist of short business sessions and programs such as speakers, demonstrators, and/or hands-on workshops on various aspects of bonsai. We have an open house in September, which highlights many aspects of the art of bonsai. Members’ trees are on display with demonstrations and other activities throughout the day.



2017 NE PA Bonsai Meeting Schedule

and Special Events

All meetings are at Midway Garden Center

at 6:30 p.m. unless stated otherwise.


January 25, 2017 – Get meeting schedule set up for the year.


February 22, 2017 - Pick slabs and plants for March slab planting workshop and prepare slabs, demonstration on general pot preparation for planting.


March 29, 2017 – Slab planting workshop


April 26, 2017 – Guest speaker – Jim Doyle on literati style


May 31, 2017 – Bring your own tree workshop


June 20 – 25, 2017 – Northeast Fair

June 24, 2017 – Back Mountain Bloomers tour


June 28, 2017 – Bring your own tree. It's still a great time to style.


July 26, 2017 – Tropical workshop.


***August 30th meeting has been moved to the week before to accommodate the guest speaker's schedule.***

August 23, 2017 – Guest Speaker Adam Lavigne from Florida will present a workshop on Neea buxifolia, and we will go over final preparations for open house. Please note the change of the date!!!


September 2 and 3, 2017 – Corky’s Garlic Festival. We will not be participating in this event because we did not have enough people available to attend. Maybe next year.


September 9, 2017 – NE PA Bonsai Open House at Midway Garden Center


September 27, 2017 – Planting workshop – conifers


October 25, 2017 – We will be covering diseases and insects. How to spot them and treat them.


November 29, 2017 – Carl – presentation on Japan trip and popcorn


December 6, 2017 – Christmas party!


This schedule is subject to change so be sure to check frequently.

Getting ready for a juniper workshop.