- Bellingham, MA
- September 22-23 2018
- 5 Speakers
- FREE registration
Members & Non-members welcomed. Join us for 2 days of Great Bonsai demonstrations, lectures, private workshops, and of course, food. Registration is free, but please register in advance so we can prepare accordingly. REGISTER For one day, or Both Days.
- Please RSVP using the form bellow!
Special Bonsai Material for Fee-Based Workshop by Guest Artist – Suthin Sukosolvisit, Seth Nelson, and John Romano. You must register below for Workshops as attendance is Limited to 8 participants.
The Fee includes the bonsai material, soil, and wire. You are responsible for the price of the pot selected.
|Juniper Workshop||Saturday(Sept 22, 2018)||10:30 am - 2:30 pm||Suthin Sukosolvisit||$350|
|Kokedama Workshop||Sunday(Sept 23, 2018)||10 am – 12:00 am||Seth Nelson||$35|
|Kid’s Workshop||Sunday(Sept 23, 2018)||12:30 pm – 3 pm||John Romano||$15|
|Open Studio||Sunday(Sep 23, 2018)||9 am – 12 n||Resident Bonsai Master||$10||Register and pay at the door|
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Juniper Workshop ($350) 10:30 am - 2:30 pm with Suthin Sukosolvisit. Pre-Registration is required. An Exclusive opportunity to work and learn from Suthin. Only Five (5) participants allowed in this workshop. With Suthin's help and guidance, he'll assist you in styling these beautiful Junipers (with incredible trunk movement & foliage) into quality bonsai trees. Included with fee is a 25 year old Junipers. Soil, Wire, and Tools are also provided. An astonishing deal for these beautiful trees! Register Here
9 am – 10:00 am
Bagels & Coffee
9:00 am – 10:00 am
Japanese White Pine Demonstration.
Watch & Learn Award-winning bonsai artist Suthin Sukosolvisit transform and style a specimen white pine.
10:00 am – 11:30 am
The Art of Bonsai Demonstration.
Learn from bonsai artist John Romano the basic horticultural and artistic principles of bonsai. Great for someone curious about bonsai. Expect to learn a little history, the art’s unique basics of styling, watering and fertilization. Tree Raffle.
11 am - 2 pm
Ming’s Asian Street Food
Solar Powered Mobile Restaurant. Authentic Southeast Asian cuisine made from scratch with a “barbeque flare” Accepting cash, credit/debit
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Special-Session FAQ Panel
An opportunity to hear and interact with recognized bonsai artist. Light, styling, favorite tree, soil debate, propergation, etc… No question is off limit – as long as it’s bonsai related. Tree Raffle.
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Kokedama is a centuries-old garden form and is extremely popular in Japanese Gardens, Kokedama, in English, literally "moss ball". It’s also called a poor mans bonsai. Hosted by Bonsai Artist Seth Nelson. Tree Raffle.
2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Experts have judged and you’ve voted. Let’s see who wins – People’s Choice, Best Conifer, Best Deciduous, or Best Tropical. Attendee prizes will also be presented.
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Conifer Demonstration with Suthin Sukosolvisit
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
We close at 5, but
We close at 5, but until then, join us for Refreshments, Cigars, and some shopping.
Sunday, September 23, 2018
Kokedama Workshop ($35) 10 am – 12:00 am With Seth Nelson. Kokedama, sometimes referred to as the “poor man’s bonsai,” is a Japanese method of planting in versatile self-contained moss planters that you can hang anywhere your plants flourish. In this all inclusive class, you'll create your own Kokedama from a tropical plant of your choosing, and learn best practices for care and upkeep to keep your new string garden beautiful and healthy. Seth will walk you through the process of correctly mixing soil, transplanting, and wrapping your moss cover as well as at home care and maintenance. Fee includes everything. Register Here
Open Studio ($10) 9 am – 12 n with Jun Imabayashi and other volunteers. Bring your trees to style, shape or wire under the guidance of our Resident Bonsai Master. Pay at door. Soil, Wire, and Tools provided. Register and pay at the door.
Kids’ Workshop ($15) 12:30 pm – 3 pm with John Romano & Tom Mrva. All Inclusive Workshop. Includes plant, pot, soil, wire, tools and expertise. Learn how to snip, sculpt and shape a bonsai at a hands-on workshop. Our bonsai experts will share their knowledge and experience to show you the best way to pot and style a bonsai tree. One adult and one child. Ages 10-16 Register Here
9 am – 10:00 am
Bagels & Coffee