Discover the art of bonsai. Learn about bonsai pots, soil, styling, watering, wiring, fertilizing and other general care of your tree(s). You will receive a juniper tree, a training pot and soil and be able to do some entry level pruning and styling of your tree to be on your way to developing a bonsai. This two-night course allows you to learn the basics on night one, then apply the basics on night two with a tree of your own. All supplies included in course fee.
David Allen Weiss
Dave Weiss is a special education teacher by day and bonsai enthusiast full time all the time. Dave has been a member of the Minnesota Bonsai Society (MBS) since 2016 and is currently president of the society. If you have an ear, Dave will talk it off about his passion for bonsai. He will also take every bit of advice and mentorship he can acquire from those around him with any level of passion for the hobby. Since a little kid visiting the Como Park Conservatory, Dave has loved the beautiful gardens, fascinating koi, that used to be in the sunken garden, and now the breathtaking bonsai display and Japanese Garden where the koi hang out these days. Dave has given many bonsai demonstrations at Como Zoo and at the MBS bonsai exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair and looks forward to working with new bonsai enthusiasts.