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The Art of Bonsai

Display of several Bonsai displays
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: 

August 5 and 6, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sycamore Room

Workshops  (require registration and a fee)
August 5 and 6, 2017
Times vary
Thornhill Education Center

Attend this beautiful show and discover the many varieties of trees or plants that can be dwarfed to an artistic shape by special methods of growing, pruning, and training. Vote for your favorite bonsai display to help select best in show. Techniques for creating bonsai will be demonstrated by members of the Prairie State Bonsai Society. 


Learn the Art of Bonsai by registering for one of the following paid workshops held at Thornhill Education Center:

Imported Shohin Chinese Elm Tropical Workshop
Taxus Bacatta "Adepressa Fowle" - a Rare Dwarf English Yew Workshop
Dwarf Hinoki Cypress Workshop
Sunday Morning Kusamono Workshop
Beginner Mixed Juniper Workshop

FEES AND ADMISSION: 

Bonsai show FREE with Arboretum Admission.

 

Workshops require registration and a fee.

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