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Masterclass: Australian Native Bonsai

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Run by one of Australia's leading horticulturist, Rob Hatcher, the Australian Native Bonsai Masterclass held on 27 May 2018 from 10am-3pm at Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens Nursery teaches you the Japanese art of Bonsai using Australian native plants.

Masterclass: Australian Native Bonsai, Bonsai, Adelaide
(Photographed by Jonathan Phoon)


You will get to learn about the history of bonsai and techniques on how to maintain your bonsai, such as correctly watering it, pruning it and keeping it pest and disease free. The best part is that you get to take home the fruits of your labour.

If you are interested in participating, click here to register for the masterclass. This masterclass only accepts ten participants so booking early is essential.

Practical activities are involved so participants are required to bring gloves and wear closed footwear. If you can't make it to the May session, a second session will be held on 18 October 2018.

Details for the event are as follows:

9:45am: Registration and coffee

10am: Masterclass outline

10.10am: Presentation about the Art and Science of Bonsai

12.30pm: Lunch (Provided)

1.30pm: Choosing and constructing your Bonsai

2pm: Plant maintenance, pruning and repotting

3pm: End of Masterclass
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When: 27th of May and 18th of October: 10am-3pm
Where: Mount Lofty Botanic Garden Nursery, 11 Lampert Road, Crafers, SA
Cost: $200 per person (small booking fee applies if purchased online)
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