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

Salem Heights Community Hall,
3505 Liberty Rd S, Salem, OR.
(Intersection of Liberty Road S and Madrona Ave S.)

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.


October 10, 2017 Meeting

Juniper workshop with Lee Cheatle - part 2 of 4 on our Juniper Journey


Upcoming Programs 2017:

  • November: WVBS member Matt Haynes will talk to us about fertilizer.
    He will cover: History of why fertilizers are regulated
    General plant nutrition
    Nutrient interactions with growing media and soils
    Fertilizer materials
    Label interpretation
    Biological inoculums and Department testing results
  • December: Annual members' holiday party

Upcoming Programs 2018:

  • January: Bobby Curttwright discusses potting techniques and soils








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.