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Bonsai Show

Step into a world of tiny trees and learn about the art of bonsai. Speak with members of the Buffalo Bonsai Society and watch special demonstrations.

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June 2, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost: Included with admission

The Buffalo Bonsai Society and the Botanical Gardens proudly present the return of the annual Bonsai Show. Meet with members of the Bonsai Society and learn about their craft as they display amazing bonsai specimens from their personal collections. Watch trimming and shaping demonstrations on live trees throughout the show. Visitors will also have the opportunity to purchase sculpted bonsai trees and plants, starter plants, accent plants and pots, as well as a raffle tickets for a chance to win bonsai baskets and merchandise.

The Buffalo Bonsai Society was established in 1965 to promote the study of bonsai in Western New York. Bonsai is a living art form which enables the hobbyist to transform conventional trees into a harmonious miniature representation of a mature tree in a small container. Since it involves a growing tree, the design is forever changing and evolving. Some of the techniques used to achieve this miniaturization and styling involve the pruning of roots and branches, defoliation of leaves and wiring the tree and its branches.