Bonsai Workshops and Classes

  • 3209: Photographing Bonsai
    Sun, 23 Jan
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    23 Jan, 10:00 – 17:00
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Photographing bonsai, whether to keep a record of our bonsai collections growth and progression or to enter it into Bonsai Completions, photographing your bonsai can be a daunting task.
  • Open Bonsai Workshops - Bonsai Winter Care Pruning, Styling and Wiring
    30 Jan, 10:00 – 17:00
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Open Bonsai Studio, are un-structured sessions where enthusiasts are given styling, wiring and repotting advice based on their bonsai.
  • 3207: Bonsai By Design
    Sun, 06 Feb
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    06 Feb, 10:00
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Great Bonsai, like any other significant artefact, is not an accident; they are by design. Therefore, we shall explore the fundamentals of design and what makes good design.
  • Bonsai Course for Beginners (Feb 2022)
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    Sun, 13 Feb
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    13 Feb, 10:00 – 17:00 GMT
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    The Bonsai Course for Beginner - Intensive Boot Camp gives you the skill and confidence to care for and train your bonsai. It teaches you the skills necessary to keep your bonsai healthy and vibrant. Aimed at the absolute beginners but even practising enthusiasts find it grounding and enlightening.
  • 3102: Botany for the Bonsai Artist
    Thu, 17 Feb
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    17 Feb, 10:00
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Caring for bonsai involves a significant amount of horticultural understanding. We will cover some of the basics of plant development. Explore the role of light, heat, water, nutrition and how each of these elements is best used and balanced to enhance the growth of your bonsai.
  • 3106: Bonsai Repotting
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    Thu, 17 Mar
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    17 Mar, 10:00 – 13:50
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Bonsai are grown in a small container with a limited amount of soil, which needs to be replenished from time to time. This module teaches how to recognise if a bonsai needs repotting and how to repot it.
  • Bonsai Course for Beginners (Mar 2022)
    20 Mar, 10:00 – 17:00 GMT
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    The Bonsai Course for Beginner - Intensive Boot Camp gives you the skill and confidence to care for and train your bonsai. It teaches you the skills necessary to keep your bonsai healthy and vibrant. Aimed at the absolute beginners but even practising enthusiasts find it grounding and enlightening.
  • 3304: European Pines
    Time is TBD
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    Time is TBD
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Pines are native to much of Europe can be found from Ireland to the Balkans and from the Mediterranean to the Arctic Circle. Pines, in Europe, have been central to folklore and religion in old and present-day festivities.
  • 3202: Watering and fertilising bonsai
    Time is TBD
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    "Watering and fertilising bonsai is 50% of bonsai" Master Nobuyuki Kajiwara. While we intuitively recognise that we must water our bonsai, very few of us appreciate how important it is to the development and vitality of our bonsai.
  • 3206.	Root Over Rock
    Time is TBD
    Ma-Ke Bonsai
    Time is TBD
    Ma-Ke Bonsai, 66 Harvey Rd, Hounslow TW4 5LU, UK
    Bonsai On Rock is an evocative style of Bonsai. We shall spend the day exploring this advance Bonsai Style and how we can go ab