BC Bonsai

2017 Calendar

Workshops in color

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.

Feb.

18 Dwarf Barbados Cherry Workshop. Please see the flyer.

March

4 Shohin Mimosa please see the Please see the flyer.

18 Harvesting workshop at the nursery. Lunch for those that sign up. please call 630-690-0404 to sign up.

Please see the flyer.

April

1 Harvesting workshop at the nursery. Lunch for those that sign up. please call 630-690-0404 to sign up.

Please see the flyer.

Other weekends we will also be harvesting field grown trees. Please call 630-690-0404 to set a date for digging up your favorite tree

29 Spring candling of pines. learn how to develop ramification and reduce needle size and internode distance.

May

12,13&14 Michigan Allstate Show in Grand Rapids. We will be vending. Also It is Mothers Day weekend so our store will also be open.

19,20&21 Midwest Spring Show at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. We will be vending.

27&28 Spring candling of pines. learn how to develop ramification and reduce needle size and internode distance.

29 repotting workshop for tropical trees.

Please see the flyer.

June

3 European Olive workshop

Please see the flyer.

17 Brazilian Rain Tree workshop

Please see the flyer.

17&18 candling step 2: reducing needle size and forcing backbudding. Also Developing and styling trees while they continue to grow in the ground

24 Natal Plum workshop

Please see the flyer.

24&25 candling step 2: reducing needle size and forcing backbudding. Also Developing and styling trees while they continue to grow in the ground

19,20&21 Midwest Spring Show at the CHicago Botanic Gardens. We will be vending.

July

8 Bucida Spinosa workshop moved to the 15th

15 Bucida Spinosa workshop

Please see the flyer.

15&16 Developing and styling trees while they continue to grow in the ground

August

5&6 PSBS show at the Morton Arb.

18,19&20 Midwest show at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. BC Bonsai shohin workshop on the 19th 1:00 to 4:00 go to the Garden's website to sign up.

26 Shohin Buttonwood workshop

Please see the flyer.

September

9 Pond Cypress workshop

Please see the flyer.

10 Developing and styling trees while they continue to grow in the ground

16 Shohin Willowleaf Ficus workshop

Please see the flyer.

23 Lavender Star Flower workshop

Please see the flyer.

30 Mellon Seed Ficus workshop

Please see the flyer.

October

7 Dwarf Burt Davii Ficus workshop

Please see the flyer.

21&22 Needle pruning of pines. Developing and styling trees while they continue to grow in the ground

November

18&19 Bud reduction on pines for shorter intermodes and smaller needles

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