Bonsai at the Grove 2008

Bonsai at the Grove 2008

It will be held Saturday and Sunday March 1st and 2nd at our Pine Island nursery. Demos both days by the artists, all demo material raffled Sunday.

Featuring: Pedro Morales, Yrene Vasquez, and Adam Lavigne

We will offer the following 4 workshops:

  • Saturday March 1st 10am: Bring your own tree workshop with Pedro Morales – $75.00
  • Saturday March 1st 1pm: Buttonwood carving workshop with Adam Lavigne. $75.00 includes Buttonwood in mica pot, 4 to 6 inch trunk diameter. Learn how to carve to create taper and interest to these trees.
  • Sunday March 2nd 10am: Ilex shillings workshop with Pedro Morales. These have large 6 to 8 inch nebari, These ilex were landscape plants that were likely 20 or more years old! Collected in April of 2007, they have beautiful nebari, and plenty of low, new growth perfect for wiring. Cost $150.00 Photos on our website
  • Sunday March 2nd 1pm: Penjing workshop with Yrene Vasquez – $125.00 Pedro’s wife Yrene has traveled extensivley with him and is renound for her penjing art. Workshop includes 16 inch marble slab, stones, and plant material.

Also for the 1st time, enter your bonsai in the Wigert’s invitational! Entry is $15.00 per tree. Tree must arrive to our nursery on Saturday, you will be given display space and will be able to have your tree on display for the weekend. Sunday at 2pm Pedro will critique all the trees, and choose a best of show. Winner will recieve $150.00 to use at our nursery, and a trophy. There are no size limits this year, if response is positive we will do 3 size categories, all with winners next year.

If you need more info, or to sign up for a workshop, please contact us at 239-283-2910, or 239-896-5549.

Come join us for food, fun, and bonsai!!

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