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Montalvo Summer Nights

Beginning Bonsai

July 18, 2018

VENUE: Historic Villa


Beginning Bonsai
Photo: Jerry Norbury

About the instructor, Ann Northrup:

Ann Northrup teaches community college classes in Horticulture including Plant Pathology and Plant propagation. She volunteers for the University of California Master Gardener program and is on staff at Montalvo part time as head gardener.

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Learn how to start and care for your own bonsai plant in this hands-on workshop led by Montalvo’s own gardeners, Chris Yamashita and Ann Northrup. Our expert instructors will guide you through all the necessary steps of creating bonsai, from plant choice and sourcing to growing medium and container selection--plus, they will cover how to continue caring for your plant at home with tips about pruning, shaping, and watering. The history and tradition of bonsai will also be included as part of a complete learning experience.

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