Bonsai Workshop

Did you need a place to learn about bonsai hands on?
Then come to one of our Bonsai Workshop sessions!


Beginners & Intermediates Bonsai Workshop

Every 1st and 3rd  Saturday of Each Month

From 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Noon)


Price: $20.00 per Walk In Session OR $150.00 for 10 Non-Consecutive Pre-Paid Sessions

Walk Ins are Always Welcome!

Instructed by Tino De La Cruz in the Main Greenhouse

  

  2021 Bonsai Workshop Schedule  

January 2  &  January 16
February 6  &  February 20
March 6  &  March 20
April 3  &  April 17
May 1  &  May 15
June 5  &  June 19
July 3  &  July 17
August 7  &  August 21
September 4  &  September 18
October 2  &  October 16
November 6  &  November 20
December 4  &  December 18

                                                             

All Participants Must:

1) Come to the nursery earlier if they don't already have their own bonsai tree and/or tools to get some before class starts.

2) Bring one or two trees that are either pre-bonsai or one that has been worked on, but has some challenging issues that they would like advice on.

3) Bring their own tools --- at least a pair of sharp fine tipped scissors.

4) Have looked pretty hard at their trees and have some improvement ideas already in mind.

5) Understand that these are hands-on workshop style classes. The instructor will work with each participant individually to arrive at a plan and then coach him or her on how to do it.

 

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

Wiring Techniques

Restyling or Starting Over

Pot Style and Pot Selection

Creating a Bonsai from Nursery Stock

Air-Layer Separation and Replanting

 

Our goal is to lead participants to do all of the work on their trees.

However, if asked, the instructor will step in for difficult or risky steps.

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