Aug
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

Wildwood Gardens - Children's Bonsai Workshop #2

Frank Mihalic, Bonsai artist will help kids in a Children’s Workshop.  Each child will leave with a small potted Bonsai tree
Workshop Fee - $10.00
Skill Level – Beginner
Limit – 30 participants
Material Fee - none
Location - Bernstein room, Regenstein Center
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Golden Arrow Bonsai - Literati/Bunjin Bonsai Workshop
Aug
20
9:00am 9:00am

Golden Arrow Bonsai - Literati/Bunjin Bonsai Workshop

Andy Smith will work with you on creating Literati/Bunjin style Bonsai trees with his Collected Native Conifers from South Dakota and Idaho.
Skill Level – Beginner to Advanced
Limit – 10 participants
Materials Fee - $65.00 to $350.00 (average $125.00)
Location – Plant Science Lab, Regenstein Center
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Aug
20
9:00am 9:00am

Kathy Shaner, Guest Master - Bring Your Own Tree Workshop #2

Work with guest judge Kathy Shaner in a Bring Your Own Tree Workshop.
Skill Level – Beginner to Advanced
Limit – 8 participants
Materials Fee - none
Location – Learning Center (drop off trees at the Center and then proceed to the parking area).
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Aug
20
9:00am 9:00am

Da Su Bonsai - Root over Rock Green Island Ficus Bonsai Workshop

Dave Lowman will do an unusual workshop with specially prepared large root over a rock using Green Island Ficus in a Banyan style.
Skill Level – Beginner to advanced
Limit – 8 participants
Materials Fee - $99.00
Location – Linnaeus Room, Regenstein Center
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Aug
19
6:00pm 6:00pm

Dinner and Auction

Drinks, complimentary wine and beer and soft drinks start at 6:00 p.m., dinner starts at 6:30 p.m.  The dinner is informal and will consist of ordered-in food including salads, chicken, Italian and pizza. An amazing silent auction and raffle will be held during the dinner at the Takiff Center in Glencoe. The Center is just minutes from the Garden..  The raffle will be for the tree styled by Kathy Shaner in the afternoon demonstration.  The Silent Auction will be for items donated by our fabulous vendors and club members.
Cost - $10.00 per person.
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Bonsai by Fields - Sekka Hinoka Cypress Bonsai Workshop
Aug
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

Bonsai by Fields - Sekka Hinoka Cypress Bonsai Workshop

Mark Fields will be bring a selection of Sekka Hinoki Cypress in 1 gallon containers and will help students to style them.
Skill Level – Intermediate to advanced
Limit – 8 participants
Materials Fee - $100.00
Location – Design Studio, Regenstein Center
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Aug
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

Wildwood Gardens - Children's Bonsai Workshop #1

Frank Mihalic, Bonsai artist will help kids in a Children’s Workshop.  Each child will leave with a small potted Bonsai tree. 
Workshop Fee - $10.00
Skill Level – Beginner
Limit – 30 participants
Materials Fee - none
Location - Bernstein room, Regenstein Center
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BC Bonsai - Tropical Shohin Bonsai Workshop
Aug
19
1:00pm 1:00pm

BC Bonsai - Tropical Shohin Bonsai Workshop

Linda Camp will help you style beautiful Shohin Tropical Bonsai from Willow Leaf Ficus (6-7”) and Malpighia Holly Leaf (6”).  There are 10 of each type available.
Skill Level – Beginner to Advanced
Limit – 10 participants
Materials Fee - $20.00
Location – Linnaeus Room, Regenstein Center
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Nature's Way - Japanese Trident and Hedge Maples Bonsai Workshop
Aug
19
9:00am 9:00am

Nature's Way - Japanese Trident and Hedge Maples Bonsai Workshop

Jim Doyle will teach a workshop on Deciduous Decisions.  A PowerPoint discussion will proceed the hands-on workshop.  Trees are Japanese Trident and Hedge Maples in Mica pots with 1-2” trunks.  In addition students may bring 1 additional broad-leaf tree for advice from Jim.
Skill Level – Intermediate to Advanced
Limit – 8 participants
Materials Fee - $135.00
Location – Auditorium Stage, Regenstein Center
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Aug
19
9:00am 9:00am

Kathy Shaner, Guest Master - Bring Your Own Tree Workshop #1

Work with guest judge Kathy Shaner in a Bring Your Own Tree Workshop.
Skill Level – Beginner to advanced
Limit – 8 participants
Materials Fee - none
Location – Learning Center (drop off trees at the Center and then proceed to the parking area).
Registration - Sign up Now at Eventbrite

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International Bonsai - Dwarf Hinoki Cypress Bonsai Workshop
Aug
19
9:00am 9:00am

International Bonsai - Dwarf Hinoki Cypress Bonsai Workshop

Bill Valavanis will assist you in designing Dwarf Hinoki Cypress.  The trees are well established with great trunks and characteristic bark.
Skill Level – Beginner to Advanced
Limit – 15 participants
Material Fee – Two sizes, small - $35.00, large - $70.00
Location – Linnaeus Room, Regenstein Center
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Aug
18
1:00pm 1:00pm

Meehan's Miniatures - Olive Bonsai Workshop

Martha Meehan will work with you on styling Olive trees.  Olive trees are not often seen in workshops but they make great Bonsai
Skill level – Intermediate to Advanced
Limit – 8 participants
Materials Fee - $45.00
Location – Linnaeus Room, Regenstein Center
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May
21
1:00pm 1:00pm

Workshop: Children's Workshop (Sunday)

Children’s Workshop. Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock. Pot, wire and soil are included. Register at the Exhibit or on-line now.

Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Fee: $10.00 (Total fee)
Location: Regenstein Center – Courtyard Gallery
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May
21
9:00am 9:00am

Workshop: Japanese Black Pines (Pinus thunbergiana) Shohin

An excellent opportunity for beginners and new students.  Cass Bonsai Gardens.  Work with Brian Ciskowski, noted Bonsai artist, on Japanese Black Pines (Pinus thunbergiana) Shohin.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Limit: 10 participants
Materials Fee: $25.00
Location: Regenstein Center – Pullman Room
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May
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

Workshop: Bring Your Own Tree Workshop (Saturday)

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop with noted Bonsai artist, author and teacher, Ivan Watters.  Ivan will work you to style or improve your tree.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: None
Location: New Learning Center – Classroom 5
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May
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

Workshop: Children's Workshop (Saturday)

Children’s Workshop. Frank Mihalic of Wildwood Gardens will lead a workshop in which children can create a beautiful Bonsai from Shimpaki Juniper stock. Pot, wire and soil are included. Register at the Exhibit or on-line now.

Skill Level: Beginner
Materials Fee: $10.00 (Total fee)
Location: Regenstein Center – Courtyard Gallery
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Workshop: Lavender Star Flower (Grewia caffra) tropical bonsai tree
May
20
9:00am 9:00am

Workshop: Lavender Star Flower (Grewia caffra) tropical bonsai tree

Work with Linda Camp and Jim Beck, founders of BC Bonsai on a Lavender Star Flower (Grewia caffra) tropical bonsai tree.  

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Materials Fee: $15.00
Location: Regenstein Center – Pullman Room
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