Workshop: Bonsai Basics, May 21-22, 2011, National Bonsai & Penjing Museum

Create your own bonsai in this all-day class designed for the beginner. You will learn the horticultural, aesthetic, and cultural elements of bonsai and then apply your new knowledge during the hands-on workshop. All necessary materials, including plant, pot, soil, and wire are provided, and some tools will be available. Please bring tools if you have them. At home, your tree will need a sunny outdoor spot. Bring lunch for a noon break. Fee: $129 (FONA/NBF $103) Registration required.

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