Triangle Bonsai Expo

  • Thursday, April 22, 2010 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm – FOA Lecture
  • Saturday, April 24, 2010 – 10:00 am5:00 pm – Show
  • Sunday, April 25, 2010 – 12:00 pm5:00 pm – Show

Come out and see some great bonsai, as well as some trees still in training, all created by artists who live right here in the Triangle. Club members will be available to answer questions throughout the show.

Activities Schedule

April 22 (Thursday)
7:30 PM – Friends of the Arboretum Lecture – Harold Johnson, Triangle Bonsai Society – "Bonsai with Native Plants"

Why do bonsaists in Japan use Japanese black pine, Japanese maple, Japanese white pine, etc.? Obviously these varieties are native to Japan. What about using U.S. plant varieties? We'll explore the use of native material for bonsai.

April 24 (Saturday)
10:00 AM-5:00 PM – Show
12:00 PM – Demonstration
3:00 PM – Demonstration

April 25 (Sunday)
12:00 PM-5:00 PM – Show
12:00 PM – Demonstration
3:00 PM – Demonstration

Bonsai show on Saturday and Sunday are free, but the FOA Lecture on Thursday is free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum and Triangle Bonsai Society members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Need directions? Click here.
Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please write Dan Cormican at for more information about this show.