Create Your Own Bonsai

Date: Saturday, June 10, 2017

Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Instructor: Ann Erb

Location: Arbor Terrace


Create your own bonsai

This workshop begins with introduction to bonsai basics, followed by hands-on creation of a bonsai to take home. Instructor Ann Erb is assisted by other members of Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara. Each participant is provided with an untrained tree and a bonsai pot. Tools, wire, potting soil, and other supplies are provided for use by workshop participants. Workshop presumes participants have an interest in bonsai but little or no prior experience in growing or caring for them. Participation includes membership in the Bonsai Club of Santa Barbara for the remainder of 2017.

Space is extremely limited. Sign up today!

The Bonsai Club meets on Tuesday evenings; beginners are welcome!


Image of Ann Erb taken by Joe OlsonAnn Erb moved to California from Minnesota several years ago. She was President of the Minnesota Bonsai Society before moving to California. Ann takes her bonsai seriously; she is a member of the prestigious California Bonsai Society and until recently regularly taught bonsai classes at SBCC Adult Ed. She continues to conduct workshops and presentations for many clubs. Ann and her husband John Kopp also make beautiful bonsai display stands.

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