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Introduction to Bonsai and Saikei

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at Bonsai or wanted to learn about the ancient art of Saikei? If so, this is the class for you!

Perennial Mounts Volunteer, Michael Spencer will discuss the difference between Bonsai and Saikei and teach you how to begin the process of creating your own Bonsai or mini Saikei forest. Participants will be able to design their own starter plant to bring home and learn the basic tools needed for the maintenance of these miniature living treasures.

Plant and Bonsai container will be provided. You may bring your own garden snips or small scissors, if you don’t have tools, small scissors will be provided.

Saturday, October 15
10 am to 12 pm
$35 Members $40 Nonmembers
Registration is required; class size is limited to 35 adults
For questions or assistance, please call April, 561-233-1775 or email akrebs@pbcgov.org.

About the Instructor

Michael Spencer began his Bonsai journey at the age of 11 and has always been interested in Japanese culture. He has a degree in Botany from Central Michigan University and has been a volunteer in the nursery, here at Mount’s Botanical Garden for over 5 years.


October 15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mounts Botanical Garden
531 North Military Trail
West Palm Beach, FL 33415 United States
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