2020 Bonsai by the Season

If you like to learn as a group, we have a Bonsai by the Season class. We meet once a month for a seasonally inspired lecture and demonstration pertinent to the given month. 10:00AM - 12:00PM 3rd Saturday of the month.
$20.00 per session
$200.00 for the year

  • Date
  • Subject of the Month
  • Jan. 18th
  • Basic Style of Bonsai - Learning from Nature
  • Feb. 15th
  • Ginkgo Styling - From seed to finished Bonsai
  • Mar. 21st
  • Maples Repotting - Seed collecting, growing, and styling
  • Apr. 18th
  • How to Maintain a Pine Bonsai - Understanding the stages of development
  • May 16th
  • Styling a Pomegranate Bonsai - Propagation by seeds, cuttings, and air-layering
  • Jun. 20th
  • Developing Cypress Bonsai - From cuttings to mature Bonsai
  • Jul. 18th
  • Zelkova, Hackberry, Elm Bonsai Styles - Styling the close cousins
  • Aug. 15th
  • Styling a Olive Bonsai - Collecting from the wild to a Bonsai
  • Sept. 19th
  • Everything about Juniper Bonsai - How to develop different Junipers into a Bonsai
  • Oct. 17th
  • Unusual Bonsai Material - Any plant can be made into a Bonsai
  • Nov. 21st
  • Japanese Black Pine Styling - Best time for us to style pines
  • Dec.
  • Happy Holidays

Contact Us


If you belong to a Bonsai club or other group, Hiro can arrange for a nursery tour and/or a special workshop geared to the needs of the club's members.

Want more classes? If you are interested in other classes, such as: Suiseki {viewing stones}, Raku ceramics, Sumie {Zen painting}, or any other subject, please email Hiro at matsubonsai@sbcglobal.net, or call him at 916-645-1820.