2019 Club Events Updated on Calendar

posted Jan 1, 2019, 6:43 PM by John Clemens

Check our calendar page for updated listings of club events and dates.

2017 Club Events List

posted Feb 9, 2017, 5:20 PM by John Clemens

See below for list of club meetings and events. Hope to see you there. 


MEETING / ACTIVITY SCHEDULE Meetings are held at various locations in Cedar Rapids. See “Club Information” for contact information.

February 16 7:00 pm Bringing Trees out of Hibernation 
Soil distribution and member dues
Pierson’s Greenhouse

February 25 Winter Garden Fair – Kirkwood CC 

March 13 Gary Wood Workshop

March 16 7:00 pm Repotting & Trimming
Soil distribution and member dues
Pierson’s Greenhouse

April 20 7:00 pm Developing Style (Pruning) and Pests & Diseases (Al Pierson) 
Soil purchase by non-members Pierson’s Greenhouse

May 14 10:00 am–4:00 pm Mother’s Day Bonsai Show Noelridge Greenhouse

May 20-21 Chicago Spring Show -Midwest Bonsai Society 

May 18 6:30 pm Repotting & Accent Plants
Plant sale
Bill Englert’s residence in Swisher, IA

May 26-28 Brussel’s Bonsai Workshops, Mississippi (Memorial Day Weekend)

June 17 Workshop with Bonsai artist Gary Wood
Location: TBD

June 24 12:00–4:30 pm EIBA Potluck Picnic at Hiawatha Guthridge Park (Bonsai Sale with Dave Lowman) 
Green Pavilion

July 20 7:00 pm Plant Physiology – 
Guest speaker Cat Nelson Preparing Club Trees for Brucemore Show. 
Pierson’s Greenhouse

August 12-13 Iowa State Fair Bonsai Show

August 18-19 Fall Show - Midwest Bonsai Society 

August 26 6:30 am-4:00 pm Brucemore Garden & Arts Show – EIBA Presentation

September 2-4 St. Louis Bonsai Show & Japanese Festival

September 21 7:00 pm Pruning & Wiring
Nomination of Officers
John Clemens’ residence in Marion, IA

October 7-8 IBA Fall Bonsai Show
Reiman Gardens Rendezvous, Ames, IA

October 14-15 Fall Orchid Show w/ Bonsai Exhibit 

October 19 7:00 pm Overwintering and Shohin & Mame
Possible guest speaker. Election of Officers
Pierson’s Greenhouse

November 16 6:00 pm Holiday party Leonardos Restaurant

Board Meetings on 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9 and 12/14. All members are welcome. 
Please contact one of the board members if you wish to attend for information on the time and location of the board meeting.

Special thanks to Al Pierson of Pierson’s Flower Shop & Greenhouses Inc. at 1800 Ellis Blvd. NW for providing a location for EIBA’s monthly meetings.

Upcoming Club Meeting

posted May 9, 2016, 11:09 AM by John Clemens

The EIBA May membership/club meeting is just around the corner and a little more than a week away!

This month's focus is Azaleas and repotting. Just a reminder, this meeting is at Bill Englert's home. 

Board Meeting

posted May 9, 2016, 10:18 AM by John Clemens   [ updated Feb 13, 2017, 6:24 PM by Bill Englert ]

Just a reminder, the next monthly board meeting for EIBA  will be March 9th. at Panera Bread Co. on Edgewood Dr. SW. 6:30pm. 
Anyone is welcome to attend. 

Some nice trees!

posted May 9, 2016, 10:15 AM by John Clemens   [ updated May 9, 2016, 10:15 AM ]

If you are not already a member or follower of some of the bonsai communities on Google+ you might just give it a whirl....

Always something interesting to look at.

Check Out Our Logo

posted Oct 12, 2009, 5:35 PM by John Clemens   [ updated Feb 21, 2016, 8:19 PM ]

Bonsai artist Peter D. Adams was kind enough to give the club permission to use an adaptation of one of his drawings as our club logo. It shows a slanting style bonsai.
.EIBA Club Logo

Some News

posted Oct 12, 2009, 4:33 PM by John Clemens   [ updated Mar 27, 2016, 11:56 AM ]

Welcome to the new website for the Eastern Iowa Bonsai Assn. We're happy to have a new home. Check out the site, feel free to post some articles and photos of interest to us all. You'll find club meeting and event info in the calendar.


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