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New England Bonsai gardens is a full-service bonsai nursery. We are one of the largest bonsai nurseries in the nation. We’ve been wholesaling and retailing bonsai since 1987.

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John Romano Transplanting & Pot Selection (May 20, 2018)

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Repotting is one of the most essential task in establishing and maintaining a healthy bonsai.  Proper soil and areful root work are elements of this work.  There are different kinds of transplanting depending on the health of the tree, years in the pot, kind of soil it is currently in, stage of development, etc. Choosing the right pot is also important in this work - sometimes a larger 'grow pot' is more appropriate if the tree needs room to grow.  We will examine all these elements in determining what your tree needs at its stage of development: evaluating the stage of the tree, soil to use, selecting appropriate pot, and carrying out the work. 

You can read about John Romano's extensive bio here: https://www.nebonsai.com/kaikou-school/ 

Attendee Cost: $65 per student

Duration: 10am – 2pm. Please arrive a few minutes early.

Included with Workshop:

  • Experienced instructor
  • Free NEBG membership card*
  • Refreshments & snack (water, soda, chips)
  • Bonsai tools, soil, and wire to support the class

What’s NOT included:

  • Bonsai Tree: Specimens are available for purchase in our greenhouses if you do not already have bonsai for this workshop

  • Copper wire: We will not include copper wire in this workshop, but students can bring their own if they want to wire their conifers with copper.

Attendee Per Class: 10

Location: Unless otherwise specified, all students should meet in the greenhouse labeled “Workshop”. It’s right behind our retail store – you won’t miss it.

Class will cover care instructions, the elements of bonsai style and design, wintering your bonsai, and more.

Upon completion of the bonsai basics workshop, participants will go home with their own beautiful bonsai, complete care instructions and the knowledge and confidence to keep it thriving.

* Note: Membership discounts applies on future purchases. 

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