Bonsai Basics Class

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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. You will have the opportunity to create 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.

$95 members
$120 non-members
Tip! For advance registration (Members get priority registration!) and to save $25 on event registration fees, consider becoming a Museum Member! PBM Members also receive access to virtual Curator Q&As, repotting sessions, store discounts and more. Join Now!

About the Instructor:
Tony Fajarillo is a passionate bonsai artist and plant lover. He was drawn to trees for their natural beauty and peaceful-producing aesthetic qualities but is also purpose-driven on a mission to connect people and communities through bonsai. Tony is the past President of the Puget Sound Bonsai Association (PSBA) and owner of his own construction and landscaping company, Redwood Builders LLC. He graduated from the University of Washington with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. Tony enjoys studying martial arts, digging deeper into Japanese garden design, drawing, and spending time with his wife of 29 yrs and their two daughters. In his free moments, he writes a bonsai blog at and hopes to publish a book in the near future.

COVID-19 Precautions:
To keep everyone safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be following the WA State guidelines regarding masks and social distancing. If you have any questions about COVID-19 precautions, please contact Shayla Miles at

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Oct 22 2022


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm




2515 S. 336th St.


Tuesday–Sunday 10am to 4pm

(Closed Mondays)