The Willamette Valley Bonsai Society
meets monthly on the second Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m.

Willamette Heritage Center
1313 Mill St SE
Suite 200
Salem, OR.
(scroll down for driving directions)

There is plenty of parking available.

Our meetings are educational, with featured speakers and workshops. They are designed for beginners and experienced alike.

Take advantage of our open invitation to all members (and guests) to bring in a tree or two, to get an opinion or advice from our experienced members. Bring trees between 6:30 and 7:00, prior to the meeting. Or just bring your current project to show off and inspire the other members.


Conifer Connection
Meets monthly on the third Thursday, at 7:00 p.m.

This is an informal workshop for members, to gather and work together on projects, sharing advice, ideas, and a some laughs.

There are no Conifer Connection meetings in July, August, or December.



Meeting Calendar 2019


  • May 14: Andrew Robson & Satsuki Azaleas

    In May, the Willamette Valley Bonsai Society will host Andrew Robson of Rakuyo Bonsai. Andrew, a member and director of the Portland Bonsai Village and board member of the American Bonsai Society, will cover the cultivation of Satsuki azaleas. Satsuki azaleas have the ability to bloom profusely in a range of colors (take that conifers!) and can be styled into gorgeous bonsai. Be sure to join us for what is sure to be an enlightening and colorful evening. For a peek at some of Andrew’s work, go to:  https://www.rakuyobonsai.com


  • May 16: Conifer Connection

    Our monthly informal gathering to work on our own trees, share our knowledge, and get expert guidance.









Photos from the March 17-19 WVBS Yard, Garden and Home Show, in Salem at the State Fairgrounds. 


WVBS table at the Cherry Blossom Day at the Capitol on Saturday, March 18.

Photos from exhibit.