Bonsai Basics Workshop
Saturday June 3, 2017
Class Time: 10:00 –3:00
Instructor: Chris Foeste
Includes pre-bonsai juniper & training pot, soil and use of bonsai tools. NEW junipers have arrived in time for this workshop to replenish our Sea of Junipers! Two sizes of trees available for you to choose from.
Join this class and the fun, creating your own bonsai with raw tree material to sculpt and transplant. You will learn:
1) How to find the front of your tree
2) Basic wiring, trimming & styling
3) Proper potting techniques
There will be a brief lecture then hands on trimming, wiring if needed, and working the tree’s roots to prepare for potting. You will learn to prepare your bonsai pot & how to place and wire the tree into the pot. Bonsai soil will be discussed and the proper way to chop the soil around the tree roots. Last and MOST important is Watering, Fertilizing and how to care for your little tree. A light lunch provided.