Beginners & Intermediates Bonsai Classes
Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of Each Month
From 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Price: $20.00 per Session OR $150.00 for 10 Non-Consecutive Sessions
January 7, January 21
Feb 4, Feb 18
March 4, March 18
April 1, April 15
May 6, May 20
June 3, June 17
Student could bring up to 2 trees and tools or
You can purchase class supplies at the nursery
Instructed by Shawn Stanton in the Main Greenhouse
Bonsai Class Topics Covered:
Trimming and Branch Ramification
Repotting, Soil Preparation, Tool Care and Tool Sharpening
Air-Layering to Make a New Tree
Dig Up Tree from Ground and Pot It for Bonsai Training
Seasonal Bonsai Care: Watering, Fertilization, Sunlight Amounts and Pests
Restyling or Starting Over
Pot Style and Pot Selection
Creating a Bonsai from Nursery Stock
Air-Layer Separation and Replanting
1) Bring at least one tree that is either pre-bonsai or one that has been worked on, but has a challenging “problems”.
2) Bring their own tools --- at least a pair of scissors.
3) Have looked pretty hard at their tree(s) and have some improvement ideas.
4) Understand that these are hands-on workshops. The instructors will work with each participant individually to arrive at a plan and then coach him or her on how to do it.