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The Art of Bonsai for Beginners

May 1, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm



This class will instruct the beginning bonsai enthusiast in the techniques needed to turn a standard nursery stock plant into their very own bonsai. Artist instructor Trenton Lutes will discuss briefly the history of bonsai, the most common styles of bonsai, the specialized tools needed, and general bonsai care. You will then proceed to create your own bonsai. Using pre-selected nursery stock you will find the front and line of your tree, use careful pruning and pinching to remove unwanted branches, leaves and needles, as well as use basic wiring techniques to help shape the tree.


Your registration fee of $45/person or $80/couple includes:

1 hand selected nursery plant (varieties may vary depending on season and availability)

1 bonsai pot and tray

Soil and wire

101 Essential Bonsai Tips book


Tools will be provided for use during class .


Please contact Trenton by phone or email to register for the class no later than April 16th, 2016. Class size will be limited to 15 students. Cell: 315-383-9145; Email: trenton@toastedwafflestudios.com.


Full Refunds will be offered until April, 17th, 2016. After this date all supplies will be purchased and partial refunds may be offered at the instructor’s discretion.



May 1, 2016
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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