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Bonsai Course Details

Course:    25 November 2023

Venu:        Penjing at Robertson, Highlands Hive, 74 Hoddle Street Robertson

Course:    Duration:   Approximately two hours

Instructor: Dean Wilson.  Dean is a horticulturist with over 40 years' experience, having worked at the Bonsai Koreshoff Nursey and also at a large Bonsai production nursery.  His personal collection consists of over 100 bonsais and he is highly regarded by his bonsai peers.

Cost:     $145

Attendees will receive:

  • A small Bonsai pot

  • Bonsai soul mix and associated items

  • A starter plant

  • Course instruction on understanding the fundamentals of Bonsai including course notes.

  • Instruction while working with your plant.

  • Access into Penjing course attendees Facebook Group

  • Occasional invitations to special events

What you need to bring:

  • A pair of sharp secateurs or bonsai pruning scissors. These are available for sale if you do not have your own. (Cost $39.90 for a quality Japanese pair of pruning scissors).

  • Other tools and accessories are also available for purchase.

Course objective:

To give attendees a good basic understanding of the art of Bonsai

A plant to continue to work with

An entry into this rewarding hobby at a relatively low cost.

To secure your place a 50% deposit is required.  Deposit fully refunded if the course is cancelled by us for any reason. 


Acceptance for this course will be based on order of receipt of deposit.

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