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Bonsai for Beginners Course

Bonsai Tree Courses

Practical Bonsai introduction course for beginners.

Course:      SUNDAY 24th March 2024

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

Time:            Commences 10.30 am

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 soil 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.  Please advise if you make a payment.

Direct deposit: Comm Bank. Ezekiel Ezra

                         BSB: 062 511

                         Acc: 1036 8822


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

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