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March 1 April 30, 2017

Butterfly Children’s Activities

Butterflies are blooming in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden with engaging outdoor activities.

May 13, 2017

Michigan All State Bonsai Show

You won’t want to miss this year’s show dedicated to the art of bonsai.

Events

Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

May
13
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Shohin Dwarf Hinoki Cypress

Full Class

Explore the many possibilities of “Shohin” bonsai.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
13
10:00 am 12:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Beginner’s Bonsai Workshop

Full Class

Learn the basics of bonsai while working on a juniper.

Instructor

Jon Holwerda

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $68
May
13
1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Bonsai Workshop

Success with Bonsai - For Kids!

Discover which types of trees make the best bonsai.

Ages

10-15

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
May
13
1:30 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Working with Collected Zelkova

Receive a zelkova (Japanese elm) that’s been field grown for 15 years.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $83
May
13
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree

Bring one or two bonsai currently in development.

Instructor

Guest Artist Ted Matson

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
May
13
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Twisting a Scotch Pine

Scotch pines are flexible and make excellent material for twisted bonsai.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $68
May
14
11:00 am 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Tropical Bonsai for Beginners

Full Class

Learn the basics of bonsai while working on a ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Gene Deci

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $68
May
14
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Shohin ‘Shimpaku’ Juniper

Transform a 'Shimpaku' juniper.

Instructor

Frank Mihalic

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $73
May
14
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Cork Bark Elm Bonsai

Full Class

Begin with a wonderful cork bark elm that has received initial styling by Ken. 

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $73
May
14
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree

Bring one or two bonsai currently in development.

Instructor

Guest Artist Ted Matson

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58