Want to learn more about Bonsai?
Bonsai Classes will be conducted on a Saturday when posted. Unfortunately with our show schedule we cannot schedule classes as often as we would like to. We will use Sunday as the rain date. The class will start at 10:00 am and run for two plus hours with a break in the middle. Refreshments and a light snack will be served. The next class will be posted on our events calendar. We will send out an e-mail on when the next class will be held.
The Beginner Class Outline
Eight person maximum 2 plus Hour Class on the basic knowledge of the art of bonsai Includes a ceramic seven inch bonsai pot, a four inch pre bonsai tree of your choice, wire, screen, soil, and fertilizer. If you want a larger tree you can pick out the one you like at an additional cost. Course will cover topics such as: Structure, Soil Mixing, Pruning, Root Pruning, Basic Styling, Potting, Basic Wiring, and most important Care.
Bonsai Trees that are in season during these months
January, February, and March: Juniper Procumbens Nana, Bald Cypress, Chinese Elms, Black Pine. All these trees can be root pruned during this time. March and April: Bougainvillea, Barbados Cherry, Dwarf Holly, Ficus, Fukien Tea, Ilex Schilling, Powder Puff, Podocarpus, Schefflera, Brazilian Rain Tree, Texas Ebony, Dwarf Pomegranate, Wisteria, Black Olive, Miniature Green Jade, Miniature White Jade. All these trees can be potted in the earlier months however the root pruning would have to wait till March through May.