Want to know more about bonsai?
We run beginners bonsai classes every fortnight throughout the year. these classes are a great introduction for anyone wanting to make their own bonsai or learn more about trees they already have. Informal, friendly and yet informative, we cover many interesting topics such as:
- The origins and history of bonsai
- Different styles and designs of trees
- Sources of raw material which can be used to make bonsai trees
- How to prune bonsai trees
- How to wire bonsai trees
- Bonsai soil mixtures
- How to design bonsai trees
The classes are great value at only £15 for a two hour session. This price includes use of tools, wire and soil – all you need to bring along are trees to work on. Please give Adam a call on 07903 406 373 to book and discuss what trees you should bring along.
We also run open workshops every fortnight. These sessions last for about two hours are essentially an open forum where you can bring along trees to work on with lots of help and advice from Adam and the other bonsai enthusiasts who come along. These are also £15 per session which includes use of our tools, wire and soil.
Bring a friend – book a class for two people and pay just £25
Bonsai Classes & Workshops are taking place now, so please give Adam a call on 07903 406 373 to book.
If you’re not sure what trees to bring along we can supply plants for you to work with for an additional fee.
At a time to suit you
Busy during the day? We run classes at evening and weekends.
We keep the group sizes small, so can be flexible on what days we run classes
With a little help, many trees and shrubs can be styled
Into an attractive bonsai in a couple of hours.
Rock Carving & PlantingWorkshops Now Being Held
Ishizuki is the Japanese art of creating bonsai plantings in and around rocks to create a miniature landscape.
We are pleased to be able to offer you the opportunity of creating one of these beautiful rock landscapes with us here at All Things Bonsai.
We run these workshops on a one to one basis or in small groups throughout the year.
The course fee is £50 which covers three hours of tuition and use a all the tools required to create your masterpiece.
We also have a good supply of rocks, trees and pots for sale.
Proper wiring can transform a tree into a stunning bonsai. These workshops focus on wiring techniques from initial design to detailed wiring of the smallest branches.
If you want to advance your skills in this important aspect of bonsai design, this is the place to do it.