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Basic Bonsai Workshop

April 29 @ 9:30 am 1:00 pm


An introductory workshop for beginners presented by Tony Bywater, Christchurch Bonsai Society.

Bonsai is an art form probably started by the Chinese over 2000 years ago, using trees grown in containers or on rocks to represent the beauty and majesty of nature.

Have you ever thought of developing your own Bonsai tree?  Come to this workshop to learn how to do it.  Watch an ordinary nursery tree turn into a Bonsai, then have a go yourself.  Learn what to look for in nursery trees, how to select which branches to keep and which ones to cut off, how to pot it up, and how to look after it.  All good fun, and you get your own Bonsai to take home!  

The registration fee of $20 covers the cost of the tree, potting mix, grow bags, wire, and morning tea. There is a maximum of 8 places for this popular workshop, so register by contacting our Garden Coordinator, Ruth Wood as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Booking essential contact Ruth Wood, 021 074 3905, ruth.wood@xtra.co.nz

Contact Lincoln Community Gardens

021 074 3905

Lincoln Baptist Church

109 Carnavernon Drive
Lincoln, 7608 New Zealand
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Our Sponsors
A big thank you to our wonderful sponsors! We extend our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors, Rata Foundation, Selwyn District Council, COGS, Lottery Community, Lincoln University, Creative Communities Scheme, Lincoln Community Trust, Lincoln Community Committee.