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Kashi No Ki-En 2023-2024 Classes and Workshops

Robert Pressler: Classes

Classes will start in October and meet on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of each month in two sessions; morning from 9:30am to 12 noon and afternoon from 1pm to 3:30, with the exception of November, when classes are the 2nd and 3rd Sundays. Each session is 2 1/2 hours and costs $30, including the use of tools, soil, wire.  Students can bring their own tree or purchase a tree from us.

Students will receive expert instruction on whatever seasonally appropriate techniques each tree requires. As
each student brings different trees at different stages development there is always a variety of skills being discussed, and students have the opportunity to learn from the class as a whole.

Due to the popularity of these classes and size restrictions, reservations must be made in advance by calling 
818 343-4090,  or emailing  kimurabonsai64@gmail.com. Classes are limited to 8 participants so please sign up ahead of time.

Remember to keep an eye on our website and socials for info on Visiting Artist workshops, in which students will have an opportunity to learn from the finest bonsai from all around the world!

We are always available for private one on one or small group sessions, corporate events and bonsai birthday parties for kids and adults! Contact us via phone or email for more details and to book your lesson or event!


 

 Classes, Workshops

Michael Roberts Workshops and BYOT: 

Focus on taking your bonsai knowledge and trees to the next level these seasonally appropriate techniques and processes, are scheduled on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (unless otherwise noted). Class sizes are limited to 8 participants and require an advance reservation. 

BYOT, (Bring Your Own Tree) sessions with Michael Roberts are scheduled on the 2nd Saturday of each month (unless otherwise noted *) following the morning workshop from 1:30 – 4:30.  Participants will be limited to one or two trees depending on size of the tree and the work to be performed.  

Daniel Deephouse Beginner Workshops and BYOT: 

We're thrilled to announce the addition of teacher Daniel Deephouse leading a new series of beginner workshops at Kashi No Ki-En education center!

Daniel is very happy to be teaching beginner bonsai workshops at Kimura Bonsai nursery. These workshops are designed to get you started in bonsai, giving you the knowledge and skills to keep your bonsai happy and healthy; including seasonally appropriate techniques and processes that he has learned across 3 continents in over 40 years.

Daniel's workshops take place the 1st Saturday of each month from 9 am to 12 pm (unless otherwise noted).

Daniel will also hold a BYOT class the afternoon of the first Saturday of each month. New students and students from previous workshops can bring in their trees and work with his guidance and input. 1st Saturday of each month, 12:30 to 3. $30 per person - limit 8. Participants will be limited to one or two trees depending on size of the tree and the work to be performed.  

 

 

Workshops
 

March 2nd –  Daniel Deephouse Beginner Workshop; Boxwood 

Learn to style and wire your own beautiful boxwood bonsai! Class includes tree, pot, wire and soil. Students may bring, purchase, or borrow tools
9:30am-12pm
$85 per person - limit 8

 

March 9th –  Michael Roberts 7-8, year-old, 5-gal Ginkgo – This is the second of 2, 3-year study groups designed to take participants thru the seasonal steps required to grow and maintain show quality Ginkgoes.  Initial workshop will include the tree, 14”x14” x 3½” grow box, soil, and wire. Ongoing classes will be BYOT sessions with original group given precedent, 3 times each year.

9am – 12pm

$175 per person – limit 8    

 

April 13th –  Michael Roberts 6–7-year-old 3-gal Beech – repotted in a 12”x12” x 3½” deep grow box.  Tree, grow box, soil, wire and tools for shaping will be provided.  

9am – 12pm

$215 per person – limit 8    

 

May 11th – Michael Roberts 5–8-year-old 3 gal Foemina Juniper – repotted into a 12”x12” x 3½” deep grow box.  Class includes tree, initial styling, grow box, soil, wire. 

9am – 12pm

$215 per person – limit 8    

 

June 8th – Michael Roberts Tiger Bark Ficus – repotted into a 12”x12” x 3½” deep grow box.  Class includes tree, initial styling, grow box, soil, wire. 

9am – 12pm

$165 per person – limit 8    

 

July13th – Michael Roberts 5-6 year old 3 gal Crepe Myrtle – repotted into 12” x 12” x 3½” grow box.  Class includes tree, grow box, soil and wire.  

9am – 12pm

$160 per person – limit 8    


All class sizes are limited! To best serve you, please contact   Kimura “Kashi No ki-en” to reserve your time in advance.  (818) 343-4090 or email kimurabonsai64@gmail.com

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