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Bonsai Basics Class
October 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm$45
Note: This class is currently filled. If you would like to be added to the waiting list (in the event of cancellations), please follow the registration link and provide your information.
Have you ever wanted to try bonsai? Here’s your chance! Get your hands dirty in this interactive class as you learn about the art of bonsai. First, explore the Museum with your instructor to learn about the history and basics of bonsai. Then, watch a live demonstration on how to plant and style a beginner bonsai tree. Finally, dig into the art yourself by creating your own juniper bonsai to take home, along with the knowledge of how to care for it – a great keepsake of the day that, with your loving kindness, you will have for years to come! This class is designed for novices of all ages looking to create their first bonsai and have a fun afternoon among the trees of Pacific Bonsai Museum. All materials included. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Price: $40 PBM Members / $45 non-members (all materials included)
Instructor: Patrick Buckholz, Bonsai & Garden Assistant
An integral part of the Pacific Bonsai Museum team, Patrick helps care for the 150 trees in the Museum’s collection. Patrick has been practicing bonsai for 15 years and takes part in continuing education with renowned professionals such as Ryan Neil of Bonsai Mirai, Dave De Groot, Matt Reel, Mike Pistello and John Muth of Bonsai Northwest.