Learn the fundamental techniques for turning ordinary nursery stock into a living work of art. This workshop will focus on the five major styles along with proper plant and container selection, branch and root pruning, wiring, and potting. Students will have the option of working with a selection of hardy tree species. Soil, container, wire, and a tree will be provided. Please bring sturdy chopsticks, good pruning shears, and lunch to class.
John Capobianco is the owner of Capobianco Creations, a landscape, gardening and bonsai teaching company. He is a locally recognized bonsai artist and lecturer and has won numerous first place ribbons for his bonsai. He is the bonsai instructor at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, and curator of the bonsai collection at the John P. Humes Japanese Stroll Garden in Mill Neck.
|Time:||10:00 am – 2:30 pm|
|Location:||Larchmont Temple Rm 2|