Introduction to Bonsai 

All Day Open Workshops 

*Classes at the studio are taught in an informal manner in a casual, relaxing setting.
*Students of all experience levels are welcome.

*Your own class or workshop at your convenience. You choose place, time, date and subject matter.  Call Chase: 215 862 5925

An experience for the young, ages 7 to 16 to learn, appreciate and care for a Bonsai.
Children will receive a folder, tree,  pot, wire and soil
to create a bonsai to take home.


                                          

 

Bonsai for the Young

This continues to be a favorite, successful and rewarding experience.

Next session will be April 2016

An in-depth three-day workshop specializing in carving driftwood, not only for advanced students but for intermediate as well.
Each morning starts at 9 a.m. with a talk on design followed by a demonstration on techniques. Students may bring their own tree or acquire one here at RBS and will then work applying the new techniques. There will be a break for lunch with the entire group enjoying lunch together.
Afternoons will be continued work on morning project.

Class size is limited!!  Class ends around 4 p.m.

Weekend and Wednesday Workshops are for those students who have already taken the Introduction to Bonsai Class or equivalent.
It is a good opportunity to give needed attention to your bonsai. Students may bring their bonsai for repotting, styling or grooming.
Bonsai material is available for sale to create new bonsai.
Instruction, guidance and assistance from the staff.

Fee All Day $75        9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Fee 1/2 Day $50     9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
Limit 6 students

Introduction to Bonsai

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April                September   
May                 October          
June                 November     

Students may take the complete Spring and/or Fall Series.
Students may also take the classes individually.
Trees are in training containers ready to be styled.
Each class will start with a program on the care, maintenance and development of that species.
Students and instructors will dedicate the day creating and styling bonsai.

Fee includes all material needed.          Fees for Fall Series ( Information moved to top of page)              9:30 a.m.    to  4:30 p.m

 



Spring and Fall Series

:For students that are new to bonsai and those who need a refresher course.
Class includes the fundamentals of successfully; growing, maintaining and styling your bonsai.
• Demonstration and hands-on experience with individual instruction to help students create their own bonsai.
• Students will have a lunch break enjoying their own picnic lunch or a short hop to a nearby friendly farmer’s market to purchase their lunch.
Fee $150 includes instruction, use of bonsai tools plus all material: bonsai container, soil, wire and tree. At the end of the class students will receive a bonus Half Day coupon for an additional Workshop.
Classes are scheduled for Saturdays, 9am and run through 4:30pm.

Limit to 6 students     

 

Wednesday Workshops

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Weekend Workshops

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Three-Day workshop François Jeker

2016  Fall Series

Your own class or workshop at your convenience. You choose place, time, date and subject matter.
Call Chase: 215 862 5925  

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The San José Project

This is an on-going project since spring  2014 with Chase          
Next Big Project Starts Spring 2016

Pines                  The King of Bonsai

Summer time is the perfect time to work on your pines.  Bring your pines.  

 Class starts with a program on summer pine candle pruning, care, maintenance and development.

Continuing work on your trees.       

Nov. 14 Taxus- Carving

  October 10,    Quince clump

September 26   Fruiting

Jaboticaba   Indoor

Students may take the complete  Fall Series or take the classes individually.
Trees are in training containers ready to be styled.
Each class will start with a program on the care, maintenance and development of that species.
Students and instructors will dedicate the day creating and styling bonsai.

                             


             
 

                        

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                                9:30 am to 4:30 pm                   Fee includes all materials                                            Package deal for the Series 

                                                                                                            
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