Category Archives: Bonsai Artists News

Obituary for Sadako Oki

OKI, SADAKO (83) passed away on December 4, 2011 in Culver City. She is survived by her husband, Ben Oki; children, Mark (Jennifer) and Peggy Oki; grandchildren, Dylan and Lauren Oki; sisters, Hisako Sera and Ikuko Nakanishi of Japan; also … Continue reading

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Bonsai Societies of Florida Speakers Tour Presents Rodney Clemons

Our next mid-year selected speaker for the 2012 tour season is Rodney Clemons. Let’s all welcome Rodney Clemons back to the State of Florida by signing up and participating in a BSF sponsored demonstration, workshop or private session. Rodney Clemons … Continue reading

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John Naka Award

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Dear Members of Bonsai Societies of Florida, The great American Bonsai Master, John Naka is known throughout the entire world as a wonderful teacher and a true ambassador for bonsai. Did you know that John was also … Continue reading

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Bonsai Societies of Florida Speakers Tour Presents Dan Robinson

Our final selected speaker for the 2011 tour season is Dan Robinson. Let’s all welcome Dan Robinson to Florida by signing up and participating in a BSF sponsored demonstration, workshop or private session. Dan Robinson will be traveling from Seattle to join us in Florida during … Continue reading

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Jim Smith’s son, Doug, passed away

Friends, Jim Smith has asked me to let you all know that his son, Doug, died this afternoon while in hospice care. Jim and Billie were with him, and he had a peaceful end. As most of you know, Doug … Continue reading

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Jean Carroll Smith 1925 – 2009

Jean was born in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, and grew up in Independence, Missouri. She moved to Ft. Walton Beach, FL in 1955, and knew that she had found heaven on earth. She died on May 15, 2009, at the … Continue reading

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