BC Bonsai

2019 Calendar

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

18th.....1st class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon. classes every Saturday for seven weeks. Covers history, styles, tree selection and development, wiring, trunk and branch manipulation, soils and fertilizers, pest control, pot selection, and propigation. Cost $185

25th.....2nd class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon.

February

1st.....3rd class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon.

8th.....4th class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon.

15th.....5th class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon.

22nd.....6th class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon.

29th.....7th class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon.

March

2nd & 4th.....Forest workshops at our 2 local clubs from 7pm to 9pm. No charge for the workshop. Forests and individual trees available for purchase at discounted prices.

14th.....1st class of the Intermediate Bonsai course 6 week course 9:30 to noon. classes every Saturday for six weeks (no class Easter weekend). Covers advanced techniques for wiring, styling, refinement, carving, and displaying trees. Cost $175.

14th.....hardy trees repotting classes at our Wheaton location starting at 1:00pm. Cost $ 10 and up. Cost includes fresh soil.

21st.....2nd class of the Intermediate Bonsai course 6 week course 9:30 to noon.

21st.....Pines out of storage styling workshop cost $29. Bring your own tree or purchase one from us. from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

21st &22nd.....10am to 6pm Tree harvesting workshop at our nursery in Paw Paw, Il.

28th.....3nd class of the Bonsai Basics 6 week course 9:30 to noon.

April

4th.....4nd class of the Bonsai Basics 6 week course 9:30 to noon.

4th.....styling junipers out of storage - cost $20. from 1:00pm to 3:30 pm Bring your own tree or purchase one from us.

4th & 5th.....Tree harvesting woekshop in Paw Paw, Il. From 10am to 6pm

18th.....5th class of the Bonsai Basics 6 week course 9:30 to noon.

18th.... styling maple & deciduous trees out of storage - cost $20. 1:00pm to 3:30pm. bring your own tree or buy one form us.

18th & 19th.....Tree harvesting woekshop in Paw Paw, Il. From 10am to 6pm

25th.....6nd class of the Bonsai Basics 6 week course 9:30 to noon.

May

7th - 10th.....Shows at Chicago Botanic Garden and FredericMeijer Garden in Michigan. Look for our workshops

16th.....Bring your own tree workshop from 9:30 to noon. cost $20 per tree.

23rd.....Tropical tree repotting workshop 10am to 5pm. Pick a time and plan on 1/2 to 1 hour to complete the repotting. Cost $10 and up

June

6th - July 25th.....1st class of the Bonsai Basics 7 week course 9:30 to noon. classes every Saturday for seven weeks. Covers history, styles, tree selection and development, wiring, trunk and branch manipulation, soils and fertilizers, pest control, pot selection, and propigation. Cost $185

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