If you have ever wanted to learn the art of bonsai and how these living works of art are created, then this workshop is for you! In this three hour hands-on workshop, you will learn bonsai basics and you will create your very own bonsai tree. This class' instructor is Jim Osborne. The class will run 9am to noon.
What to bring: sharp pair of scissors, garden gloves, and apron. Soil, wire, and a Juniper will be provided. Bring your own bonsai pot if you wish and special bonsai soil will be provided.
Class limited to 15 people; pre-registration required $35/person. The class is from 9am-12pm and takes place in the Garden Study Center at the New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.
To Register: Call Susan at 504-483-9473 or email email@example.com.
Jim Osborne is a native to New Orleans and an “Award Winning Bonsai Artist” winning the 2008 Vaughn Banting award. He has served as a Board of Director for the past seven years and is past Vice-President and past President of the Bonsai Society. He has displayed his personal bonsai collection in the fall and spring New Orleans Botanical Garden Flower Show for many years. Jim has also displayed his bonsai at Art in Bloom in the New Orleans Museum of Art.