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The Golden State Bonsai Federation website has a complete list of clubs and activities throughout the state of California and environs.

Please check here for information about visiting GSBF's 3 regional bonsai collections, and their various bonsai shows, sales, workshops and other events.

Regional Bonsai Care Links:

Yearly Care Calendar for Conifers
Yearly Care:
Broadleaf Evergreens & Deciduous

Yearly Fertilizing Schedule using Osmocote time release fertilizer

Local Bonsai Nurseries with Local/Regional Classes:

Lotus Bonsai Nursery
Please call (530) 622-9681 or email for appointment prior to coming to the nursery.
1435 Lower Lake Drive, Placerville, CA 95667


Maruyama Bonsai Nursery

1423 47th Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95822 (916) 421-6888 Hours: Monday - Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00 pm

Peter Tea 


Ron Anderson Bonsai/Dirty Locust Garden Center or
7955 Oak Ave, Citrus Heights, CA 95610

Boon Manakitivipart


Blogs and On-line:

Bjorn Bjorholm:
Ryan Neil:
Jonas Dupuich:
Eric Schrader:


On-Line Shopping:

Peter Tea Bonsai 


On-Line Classes:

Ryan Neil/Bonsai Mirai Live
ABAS recommend watching:
Structural Wiring
Wiring secondary/tertiary wiring


Bjorn Bjorholm On-Line Classes

Note: Wiring is an important skill to learn.
This free link to Colin Lewis’s wiring
course is a great place to start 

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