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Bonsai Show

Date: 03-Feb-2019

Saturday, February 2nd & 3rd

10:30 am - 4 pm

Sherman Library & Gardens and Orange Empire Bonsai Society are proud to present a Bonsai Exhibition and Show
  which will include Winter Silhouette Bonsai as well as a variety of other bonsai trees.

On Saturday, February 2nd,  at 11:00 am, a bonsai workshop for ten people will be offered by Jason Chan of Eastern Leaf Bonsai (  Participants will learn the basics of initial tree designing, wiring, and repotting of a Juniperus Prostrata in a hands-on workshop taught by Jason Chan and assisted by mentors from the Orange Empire Bonsai Society. This will be a two hour workshop with a lunch break after the first hour of work. Pre-registration is required. 

Jason Chan is very active in the bonsai community. In 2014, Jason was elected to the Board of the Golden State Bonsai Federation. In 2015, he became the editor of Golden Statements, GSBF's quarterly bonsai publication. He is a founding member of the Chino Bonsai Club. Jason frequently holds demonstrations for local clubs and participates as a demonstrator at the Huntington Library in San Marino. He also contributes regularly to various bonsai publications, including Bonsai Club International and GSBF. In 2017, he helped establish Bonsai Jidai, Southern California's premier bonsai school.

Workshop Fee - Friends $75/Non-Members $100



On Sunday, February 3rd, at 1:00 pm, Debra Mauzy-Melitz will demonstrate the making of a Saikei (a small landscape with multiple trees) with audience participation. All visitors to Sherman Library & Gardens on that day are welcome to participate. Debra is a member of Orange Empire Bonsai Society and was a demonstrator at the Fullerton Arboretum during Green Scene.

A sale table will be available on both days with bonsai trees, small accents, and pots offered.