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6 Bonsai Watering Hacks for Your Vacation

Embarking on a vacation is a rejuvenating escape from the daily routine, yet for bonsai enthusiasts, the concern for their miniature masterpiece’s well-being may cast a shadow over their getaway excitement.

The Bonsai Effect

At first glance, a bonsai might present itself as a mere artistic endeavor. However, delve a bit deeper, and you’ll uncover a rich tapestry of benefits and experiences. This is the nuanced world of the “Bonsai Effect.”

Choosing a Bonsai Pot

When selecting and using bonsai pots, there are several rules and requirements to consider. These not only enhance the visual appeal of the bonsai but also ensure the health and well-being of the tree. Here are some key guidelines:

Top 5 Things That Make a Bonsai Tree Special

Stepping into the bonsai world is like discovering a chill, timeless party where nature’s the star, and every miniature tree has a story to share. There’s this cool fusion of ancient tradition and laid-back artistry that just reels you in.

Cascade Juniper Bonsai

Looking for a unique and special gift? Why not give the gift of a cascading juniper bonsai? This beautiful tree is carefully crafted and trained to cascade over the sides of its pot

Bonsai Workshops

No Experience Needed! Embark on a journey into the world of bonsai with hands-on training in basic techniques. Learn from a passionate bonsai enthusiast. Unlock a new hobby today!

Beginner

Juniper Bonsai
Saturday WorkshopS

Two hour make and take workshop

$125.00

Ages: 12 and up

Juniper Trees, the quintessential outdoor bonsai, mirror the classic bonsai image. Their presence reflects both nature’s cycle and our curated selection.

Saturdays at 10:30am

May 2024:
4, 11, 18, 25

June 2024:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Beginner

Indoor BonsaI
SUNDAY WorkshopS

One hour make and take workshop

$90.00

Ages: 12 and up

Indoor bonsai workshops focus on species Cherry, Ficus, Pomegranate, or Fukien Tea. Species is determined by time of year and availability.

Sundays

Feb. 11, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Feb. 18, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Mar. 3, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Mar. 10, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Mar. 17, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Mar. 24, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Mar. 31, 2024 | 10:30am – 11:30

Payments Accepted

Cash is preferred, I also accept Venmo, PayPal

Collective Bonsai Experiences

Group Bonsai Workshops

Parties, Businesses, and Special Occasions

Interested in a bonsai workshop for a party, team building, retreats, wedding parties, or special occasion?

Please don’t hesitate to send me an email, or give us a call
919-616-2885, and we can discuss your specific requirements.

Benefits of Bonsai

This timeless practice intertwines with well-being, offering a serene oasis of mindfulness and a rejuvenating connection to nature’s essence.

Benefits of Bonsai

This timeless practice intertwines with well-being, offering a serene oasis of mindfulness and a rejuvenating connection to nature’s essence.

Workshop Overview

Discover the ancient art of bonsai with our beginner workshop! This hands-on course will provide you with the knowledge and techniques needed to begin cultivating your very own bonsai tree. I will guide you through the process of selecting the right tree, potting and pruning techniques, and proper care and maintenance. You’ll learn the fundamentals of bonsai design and create your own beautiful tree to take home with you. Whether you’re new to gardening or an experienced plant enthusiast, this workshop is perfect for anyone looking to explore the art of bonsai. Join me and begin your bonsai journey today!

Supplies Included

  • Pre-Bonsai Juniper
  • Bonsai training pot*
  • Wire
  • Care sheets
  • Resource Sheet

Best of all you get to take home your new bonsai tree!

Bonsai Workshops

Frequently Asked Questions

Gain a better understanding of my Beginner Bonsai Workshops. From the skills you’ll acquire, eligibility criteria, and pricing, to the workshop’s duration, reservation process, and the types of bonsai you’ll engage with – I’ve covered it all. My answers provide a clear insight into what to expect, ensuring you’re well-informed before embarking on your bonsai journey with me. Plus, the detailed information about the seasonal workshop focus and costs further enriches your pre-workshop experience, making the decision-making process smoother.

What skills will I acquire in the Beginner Bonsai Workshop?

Master the basics of bonsai cultivation including pruning, wiring, repotting, and essential care under the guidance of seasoned instructors.

Who is eligible to attend the workshop?

Anyone aged 13 and up with a budding interest in bonsai cultivation is welcome, no prior gardening experience required.

What is the pricing for the workshop?

$125 for Juniper Bonsai
$100 for Tropical Bonsai 
The workshop covers all requisite materials needed.
Includes soil, training pot, and wire.

What is the duration of the workshop?

Spanning 2 hours, the workshop allows for hands-on practice and a Q&A session.

How can I secure a spot in the workshop?

Reserve your spot via the “Reserve Your Spot” link on the workshop page or by emailing me at deansauls@gmail.com.

Which type of bonsai will we use, and what is the cost

The workshop’s focus and cost vary by season. In Fall through Spring, we work with Juniper bonsai at $125 for a 2 hour workshop, and in Spring and Summer, we switch to Tropical indoor/outdoor bonsai at $100 for a 1.5 hours. Both fees cover a bonsai tree, wire for training your tree, a training pot, and bonsai soil.

 

 

Bonsai Essentials

Bonsai Basics

Learn the history and art of Bonsai, the different styles, and how to care for them.

Discover Tools and Materials

Find essential bonsai tools, pots, and soil.

Design Your Bonsai

Explore design principles, styling, and harmony.  

Master Techniques

Learn pruning, shaping, and wiring methods.

Repotting and Maintenance

Understand repotting, health care, and protection.

Hands-On Learning

Practice under guidance, get feedback.

Q&A and Support

Ask questions, share experiences, and receive advice.

Bonsai Journal

The Bonsai Effect

The Bonsai Effect

At first glance, a bonsai might present itself as a mere artistic endeavor. However, delve a bit deeper, and you’ll uncover a rich tapestry of benefits and experiences. This is the nuanced world of the “Bonsai Effect.”

read more
Top 5 Things That Make a Bonsai Tree Special

Top 5 Things That Make a Bonsai Tree Special

Stepping into the bonsai world is like discovering a chill, timeless party where nature’s the star, and every miniature tree has a story to share. There’s this cool fusion of ancient tradition and laid-back artistry that just reels you in.

read more
6 Bonsai Watering Hacks for Your Vacation

6 Bonsai Watering Hacks for Your Vacation

Bonsais demand a disciplined watering regimen to thrive. However, with some clever hacks, you can ensure your bonsai stays well-hydrated in your absence. Here are six resourceful hacks to keep your bonsai watered during your vacation. Water Wick System Fabricate a DIY...

Choosing a Bonsai Pot

Choosing a Bonsai Pot

When selecting and using bonsai pots, there are several rules and requirements to consider. These not only enhance the visual appeal of the bonsai but also ensure the health and well-being of the tree. Here are some key guidelines:

read more