BC Bonsai

2019 Calendar

Workshops in color

Bonsai Master Class in color - Dates to be determined

Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 for more information and to sign up for any of the workshops or other events.

All are invited to come out to the nursery on the weekends and learn about styling trees while they are in the ground. Practice is the only way to gain or sharpen your bonsai skills. We will teach you on our trees at no cost to you.

January

12 start of 6 week bonsai basics course - novice level - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 1st class:introduction, styles, and basic care of bonsai trees

19 2nd class of 6 week bonsai basics course - novice level - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 2nd class:pest control, watering, and fertilizing for bonsai trees

26 3rd class of 6 week bonsai basics course - novice level - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 3rd class: wiring technics and tools

Febuary

2 4th class of 6 week bonsai basics course - novice level - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 4th class: soils, repotting, and aftercare of bonsai trees

9 5th class of 6 week bonsai basics course - novice level - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 5th class: Deciiduous tree styling - bring your own tree or use one of ours.

16 6th class of 6 week bonsai basics course - novice level - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 6th class: evergree tree styling (no Pines) bring your own tree or use one of ours.

23,24 workshop forest workshops 5 trees to select from cost $60, $75, or $90 depending on type of tree and quantity of trees in forest. 3 Workshops: Saturday morning and Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon. Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot for either day.

March

9 Propagation workshop Cost $40. Please call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

16 workshop Tree and cost to be determined Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

23,24 2 day harvesting workshop in Paw Paw 10:00 am to sunset. Harvesting Cost from $20 to $125, potting cost extra, for trunk sizes fro 1" to 5". Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

30 Hardy tree repotting workshop bring your own tree cost $10 and up. Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

April

6 workshop spring styling of your hardy trees coming out of winter storage. cost $20 Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

13,14 2 day harvesting workshop in Paw Paw 10:00 am to sunset. harvesting Cost from $20 to $125, potting cost extra, for trunck sizes fro 1" to 5". Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

27 workshop Pine styling and spring tasks. cost $20 bring your own tree Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

May

4 workshop juniper spring styling-bring your own tree cost $20 Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

11 shows

18 workshop Juniper beginner cost to be determined Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

25 All dayworkshop Tropical tree repotting cost $10 and up Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 to reserve a spot.

June

1 start of 6 week bonsai intermediate course - must complete basic course first - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 1st class:advanced wiring and branch placement technics -bring tree to work on. Bring tools

8 2nd class of 6 week bonsai intermediate course - must complete basic course first - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 2nd class:refinement styling of trees - bring tree to work on. bring tools.

15 3rd class of 6 week bonsai intermediate course - must complete basic course first - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 3rd class: Carving -bring tree to work on. Bring tools

22 4th class of 6 week bonsai intermediate course - must complete basic course first - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 4th class: deciduous styling -bring tree to work on. Bring tools

29 5th class of 6 week bonsai intermediate course - must complete basic course first - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 5th class:evergreem styling (no pines) - bring tree to work on. Bring tools.

July

6 6th class of 6 week bonsai intermediate course - must complete basic course first - cost $175 for all 6 classes. 6th class:Pine tree styling and development technics. Bring tree to work on. Bring tools.

August

2,3,4 PSBS Show Call 630-690-0404 or 630-386-1515 for more information

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