• 1.INTRODUCTION TO BONSAI

    February 24, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (6 avail)
    March 24, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (10 avail)
    April 28, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (14 avail)
    May 26, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (14 avail)
    June 30, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (14 avail)
    July 28, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (14 avail)
    September 8, 2018 10:00 am - 12:30 pm (14 avail)
    October 13, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (14 avail)
    Come Start Your Hobby with Us!
    $65.00

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    Beginner
    With a focus on care and maintenance learn all the basics of bonsai design. Select a tree, learn how to prune, transplant, landscape with rocks, and discover what the art of bonsai is all about as you create your very own bonsai to take home. This class includes everything you need!

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  • 2.YOURS MINE OURS: a class for two

    February 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (5 avail)
    March 10, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    April 14, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    May 5, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    June 16, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    August 4, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    September 22, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    October 27, 2018 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (7 avail)
    Make trees part of your relationship. One registration is for two people.
    $160.00

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    Beginner
    Class for two: designed for those who want to discover this great hobby together. Spouses or friends, parents and kids, even grandparents and children have enjoyed this great bonsai experience together.

    Each person learns the basics by creating a beautiful tropical bonsai individually, then, each pair collaborates to create one large tree together.
    Make a gift to each other by joining forces and making bonsai!

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  • Beginners Workshop

    March 3, 2018 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (10 avail)
    April 8, 2018 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (10 avail)
    May 6, 2018 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (10 avail)
    June 9, 2018 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (10 avail)
    September 23, 2018 10:30 am - 1:00 pm (10 avail)
    Getting started on your first bonsai project
    $40.00

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    Beginner
    Bring in your bonsai treeand get started on one small project. Learn how to prune or re-pot or wire and style, or just come in to learn the basic seasonal care and maintenance.You decide the projects, learn the basics of bonsai with the tree you already have. Each student will have their own set of goals and each tree will be at a different stage of growth making this a great opportunity to learn from each other. Use of our tools, soil and wire is included in the price of this workshop

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  • Fundamentals of Bonsai

    March 17, 2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (9 avail)
    April 21, 2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (10 avail)
    June 2, 2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (10 avail)
    August 4, 2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (10 avail)
    September 15, 2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm (10 avail)
    Learning Bonsai from the Ground Up
    $135.00

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    Beginner
    Specifically designed for students who are looking for an in depth beginner course taught from the ground up. Topics will include history, indoor and outdoor care, proper use of tools, transplanting, wiring, pruning, and everything needed to successfully grow in this hobby. We will break for lunch so feel free to bring your own or grab something from a nearby shop.

    Everything is included in the cost of this class, and students will create and go home with a beautiful new bonsai tree.

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  • Shimpaku Juniper

    October 6, 2018 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm (6 avail)
    An essential addition to your bonsai collection
    $150.00

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    Advanced Beginner / Intermediate
    The Shimpaku Juniper is one of the highest regarded trees for bonsai in Japan, known for its dark green foliage and small needle size, flexibility and hardiness. I have set aside an excellent group of these trees recently acquired from my winter buying trips. Learning how to grow Shimpaku Juniper is an important starting point to refining, designing and caring for cold hardy out door bonsai. Don't miss this opportunity. Trees will be wired and styled but not transplanted.

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  • The Workshop

    February 25, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (4 avail)
    February 25, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6 avail)
    March 25, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (5 avail)
    March 25, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6 avail)
    April 29, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (6 avail)
    April 29, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6 avail)
    May 27, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (6 avail)
    May 27, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6 avail)
    June 23, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (6 avail)
    June 23, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6 avail)
    September 1, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm (6 avail)
    September 1, 2018 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (6 avail)
    Prerequsite of one or more of our Introduction to Bonsai Classes
    $50.00

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    Advanced Beginner / Intermediate
    Bring Your Own Bonsai and learn how to develop it through the seasons and over the years. The Workshop is limited to only 6 students per session. Students learn at their own pace, according to what their bonsai needs. Through personalized instruction and expert guidance, students will climb the next step in making beautiful healthy bonsai.

    *The cost of this Workshop is $45.00 per session

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  • Rodney Clemons Bring your own Bonsai Workshop

    August 4, 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (8 avail)
    August 5, 2018 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (8 avail)
    Rodney has my vote as the Greatest American Bonsai Teacher
    $195.00

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    Intermediate / Advanced
    Join us for a dynamic day of Bonsai knowledge. Bring in your most nagging problem or your next fun project and plan to settle in for a relaxing yet intense day of work/play. Rodney is great at offering an unusual and often unique perspective on trees that you want to bring along to that next level. Get out the shears and the wire and let's make some beautiful trees.
    Rodney is back for his continuing education seminar at Bonsai West. One of the best ways to advance in bonsai is to study often with teachers who you feel comfortable and creative. When I am working with Rodney I am always gathering new and exciting information and his relaxed and highly professional manner allows me to perform at my highest level.
    Price of this class includes lunch.
    $195 per day
    $350.00 for both days. We will adjust amount when you register.

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  • Free Demo With Michael Levin

    January 28, 2018 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Come Join Us!
    Free

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    All Levels
    Join us along with the North East Bonsai Society for this energizing annual bonsai event, our Free Lecture/Demo, on January 28th at 2pm.
    The event is free and open to all; no registration is required.
    Michael always looks forward to this! The greenhouse is warm and cozy, the people are friendly and the topics are essential for any lover of bonsai.
    If you are just starting out this is a perfect introduction to this exciting hobby.
    Michael will cover all the basics while creating a beautiful tree and teaching pruning, potting and passing on some special techniques that everyone will enjoy learning. We invite everyone, from the newest beginner to our seasoned regulars to share in this relaxed fun filled event.

    This class does not require registration

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  • Private Bonsai Lessons with Bonsai West Staff

    Bring your trees and be prepared to learn
    $65.00

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    All Levels
    One Hour Private lessons are a great value and excellent way to get the knowledge needed on a one on one basis with one of our highly trained teachers. Lessons usually last between one or two hours and cover a wide range of topics. Learn general care and maintenance, pruning, re-potting seasonal care ,indoor or outdoor bonsai techniques .Learn how to wire and style your trees or just bring your trees in for a private critique and develop long term goals .
    We offer much of these same topics in a variety of classes and “get wired” workshops however nothing compares to a private lesson session

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  • Private Bonsai Lessons with Michael Levin

    Challenging projects and transformations
    $110.00

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    All Levels
    One-hour segments.
    Come prepared with a challenging project. Students should talk with Michael about detailed goals and restyling projects before class so during the workshop we could maximize productivity. I am happy to work on any species of trees however my specialty is Juniper and Pine. Give me a call and set up a consultation .Looking forward to working with you.

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    This class is ongoing