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Aug
19
1:00 PM13:00

Children's Bonsai Workshop #2 with Wildwood Gardens

Frank Mihalic, Bonsai artist will help kids in a Children’s Workshop.  Each child will leave with a small potted Bonsai tree.  Total workshop fee is $10.00
Skill Level: Beginner, ages 4 to 18.
Limit: 30 participants
Material Fee: none
Location: Bernstein room, Regenstein Center
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Hinoki Cypress Bonsai Workshop with DaSu Bonsai
Aug
19
9:00 AM09:00

Hinoki Cypress Bonsai Workshop with DaSu Bonsai

Dave Lowman will do a workshop with Chamaecyparis Obtusa torulosa in 3 gallon nursery stock.  It is a tangled shrub form of Hinoki Cypress with twisted branches and twigs often ending in cockscombs.
Skill Level: Beginner to advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Material Fee: $75.00
Location: TBD
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Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Dinner and Auction

Dinner and Auction.  Drinks, complimentary wine and beer and soft drinks start at 6:30 p.m.  The dinner is informal and will consist of ordered-in food including salads, chicken, Italian dishes and pizza. An amazing silent auction and raffle will be held during the dinner. The Center is just minutes from the Garden..  The raffle will be for the tree styled by Guest Judge Naoki Maeoka of Japan in the afternoon demonstration.  The Silent Auction will be for items donated by our fabulous vendors and club members. Cost is $15.00 per person.
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Collected Black Hills Spruce Bonsai Workshop with Golden Arrow Bonsai
Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

Collected Black Hills Spruce Bonsai Workshop with Golden Arrow Bonsai

Andy Smith will work with you on creating Literati/Bunjin style Bonsai trees with his Collected Black Hills Spruce from South Dakota and Idaho.
Skill Level: Intermediate to advanced
Limit: 8 participants
Material Fee: $75.00 to $350.00
Location: TBD
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Aug
18
1:00 PM13:00

Children's Bonsai Workshop #1 with Wildwood Gardens

Frank Mihalic, Bonsai artist will help kids in a Children’s Workshop.  Each child will leave with a small potted Bonsai tree.  Total workshop fee is $10.00
Skill Level: Beginner, ages 4 to 18.
Limit: 30 participants
Material Fee: none
Location: Bernstein room, Regenstein Center
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Chinese Quince Bonsai Workshop with International Bonsai
Aug
18
9:00 AM09:00

Chinese Quince Bonsai Workshop with International Bonsai

Bill Valavanis will assist you in designing Chinese Quince.  The trees are in 1 gallon pots and were grown from seed. The presentation will begin with a short presentation on the “Beauty, Training & Growing of Chinese Quince Bonsai.”

Skill Level: Beginner to advanced
Limit: 15 participants
Material Fee: $65.00
Location: TBD
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Aug
20
1:00 PM13:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
6:00 PM18:00

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
1:00 PM13:00

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
1:00 PM13:00

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
1:00 PM13:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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
9:00 AM09:00

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).
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International Bonsai - Dwarf Hinoki Cypress Bonsai Workshop
Aug
19
9:00 AM09:00

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
1:00 PM13:00

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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Aug
21
1:30 PM13:30

Children's Workshop with Wildwood Gardens

  • Chicago Botanic Garden, Regenstein Center (map)
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Frank Mihalic, Bonsai artist will help kids in a Children’s Workshop.  Each child will leave with a small potted Bonsai tree.  Workshop fee is $10.00.

Skill level: Beginner
Limit:  30 participants
Material fee: Included in $10.00 registration fee.
Location: Bernstein room, Regenstein Center
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Aug
21
1:00 PM13:00

Engelmann Spruce Yamadori Workshop with Hidden Gardens

  • Chicago Botanic Garden, Regenstein Center (map)
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Owen Reich will work with you on Engelmann Spruce Yamadori.  The trees were collected two years ago.

Skill level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit:  8 participants
Material fee: $125.00
Location: Plant Science Lab, Regenstein Center
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Tropical Tree Workshop with Da Su Bonsai
Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Tropical Tree Workshop with Da Su Bonsai

  • Chicago Botanic Garden, Regenstein Center (map)
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Dave Lowman will present a choice of trees for a Bonsai workshop.  The trees are high quality tropical, indoor tolerant trees to be styled in a Banyan Style.  Trees include Ficus, Schefflera arboricola Lusseanne (dwarf Schefflera) and others.

Skill level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit:  10 participants
Material fee: $49.00
Location: Auditorium Stage, Regenstein Center
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Indigenous Common Hackberry Workshop with Cass Bonsai
Aug
21
9:00 AM09:00

Indigenous Common Hackberry Workshop with Cass Bonsai

  • Chicago Botanic Garden, Regenstein Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Work with Brian Ciskowski, noted Bonsai artist on Indigenous Common Hackberry (Celtis occidentalis).  The trees are seed grown, 12” tall in 6” nursery pots.  Most are multi stem.

Skill level: Beginner to Advanced
Limit:  8 participants
Material fee: $35.00
Location: Linnaeus room, Regenstein Center
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