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Masterclass: Australian Native Bonsai

Adelaide Botanic Garden
Event organized by Adelaide Botanic Garden

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Using Australian native plants you'll learn about the ancient art and science of bonsai, from one of the Botanic Gardens of South Australia’s leading horticulturalists, Rob Hatcher.

In this practical hands-on Masterclass you'll learn about the best horticultural practices to construct, grow and care for your very own Australian native bonsai.

Throughout this session you will explore tricky bonsai techniques such as correct watering and knowing when and how to prune and re-pot your bonsai.

At the end of the session you will get to take home your very own bonsai.

This Masterclass will cover:

- History and information about Bonsai
- Plant selection and choosing the best plant to suit your environment
- Preparing and constructing your Bonsai
- Plant Maintenance including root pruning and repotting
- Pest and Disease control