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Immerse Yourself In An Exotic Art With Bonsai Classes

Master an ancient art in the bonsai classes from Rosade Bonsai in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Located in the rolling hills of historic Bucks County, our bonsai studio was established in 1970 to raise awareness of this delicate and beautiful art form. After bonsai study and training in Japan, Chase Rosade started teaching bonsai classes achieving excellence as a demonstrator and speaker at mayor world-wide bonsai events. He and his wife Solita run the day-to-day activities of the studio, and Solita continuous to serve the world bonsai community.
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Classes

Classes are designed to educate the beginning bonsai student or to perfect the techniques of the more advanced student. Workshops are designed for the continuation and improvement of the students' techniques and success in growing healthy, beautiful trees. Students may work on their own trees or projects or create new bonsai. Bonsai, pre-bonsai stock, containers, and soil are all available. Our garden has bonsai on display in the spring, summer and fall, both for viewing and for sale. Our newsletter, Bonsai No Satori, is available on the website and by email with updated information on new class dates and events.


Description of Classes


2019 BEGINNING CLASSES 

The Complete BONSAI Class

A thorough one-day experience for students who wish to learn all the fundamentals of bonsai.

  • The class includes the basic principles of successfully growing, maintaining and styling your bonsai, both for outdoors and indoors.
  • 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.

Fee $165 includes instruction, use of bonsai tools plus all material: bonsai container, soil, wire, and tree. Students have a choice of trees, temperate or indoor. and /or bonsai containers. At the end of the class, students will receive a bonus coupon for a morning or afternoon workshop in 2019. Classes are scheduled for Sundays or Saturdays. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (approximately) Limit 6 students.

Month Date Day
March 23 Saturday
April 13 Saturday
May 5 Saturday
June 1 Saturday
August 24 Saturday
September 14 Saturday
October 12 Saturday
November 9 Saturday

FOR INDOOR BONSAI only

A one-time class for students who live in apartments or wish to have and keep bonsai indoors.

  • The class includes the fundamentals of successfully growing and maintaining bonsai indoors.
  • Demonstration and hands-on experience with individual instruction to help students create their own bonsai.
  • Students will have a short break to enjoy their own lunch.

Fee $120 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 coupon towards a morning or afternoon workshop in 2010. Classes are usually scheduled on weekends or a weekday. 9:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. Limit 6 students.

Month Date Day
March 17 Sunday
April 27 Saturday
May 19 Sunday
July 13 Saturday
September 23 Sunday
October 5 Sunday

2019 ALL DAY WORKSHOPS

Weekend and Wednesday Workshops are for those students who have already taken a Beginner’s Class or equivalent.


Month Date Day
March 9 Saturday
March 13 Wednesday
March 27 Wednesday
March 31 Sunday
April 6 Saturday
April 7 Sunday
April 10 Wednesday
April 24 Wednesday
May 4 Saturday
May 15 Wednesday
May 29 Wednesday
June 5 Wednesday
June 8 Wednesday
June 26 Saturday
July 6 Saturday
July 10 Wednesday
July 24 Wednesday
August 14 Wednesday
August 28 Wednesday
September 7 Saturday
September 28 Saturday
September 11 Wednesday
September 25 Wednesday
October 8 Wednesdays
October 23 Wednesdays
October 13 Sunday
October 26 Saturday
November 3 Saturday
November 10 Wednesday

* It is a good opportunity to give needed attention to your bonsai or start a new project.
* Students may bring their bonsai for repotting, styling or grooming.
* Bonsai material is available for sale to create new bonsai.
* Instruction, guidance, and assistance included.

Fee all day: $75, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Bring lunch)
Fee 1/2 day: $50, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Limit 6 students

JUNE 29, 2019 SPECIAL ALL DAY WORKSHOP FOR PINES

The Pine is considered the King of Bonsai.
Learn all about pines: the exact times for needle pruning, for care and development of your pines.

June 29,  Saturday, 2019
Fee:  $75
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Bring lunch)


How pleased we are that the workshops with Bonsai Master from France, François Jeker, will resume in June 2019.

There will be two different Three Day Workshops:

Friday June 14, Saturday June 15 and Sunday June 16

& Friday June 21, Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23

Please call Chase for additional information and to reserve your spot.