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Nacho Salar Bonsai Fertiliser Fundamentals

May 27th, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


This intermediate level course covers the basics of fertiliser make up and use in relation to bonsai.

You will be taught by Nacho Salar, owner of Bonsai Nara nursery in Malaga, Spain, providing you with the knowledge required to confidently know when and how to apply fertiliser, and how to devise a fertilisation strategy for your bonsai trees.

This workshop day is aimed at beginner and advanced enthusiasts alike with all aspects of bonsai tuition being offered.

What you need to bring

We advise you to  bring everything you would need if working on your trees at home; that means a tree or trees, turntable, tools and wire. However if you are missing any items on the day, don’t worry, we will do our best to lend you everything you will need.

We also have the nursery stock at hand if you need to purchase anything on the day.


Part 1: Fertiliser and their characteristics

Covering the science of fertilisers, NPK make up, macro and micro nutrients and their impact upon a bonsai tree. Factors that impact the choice of what fertiliser to apply and when to apply them in order to achieve a desired outcome.

Part 2: Repotting of Coniferous Species

A hands on session covering the specifics of repotting a Juniper and a Pine bonsai tree, along with repotting aftercare.

This workshop will start at 10:00am and end at 4:00pm giving you a full day of bonsai learning. We will provide drinks, refreshments and a light lunch consisting of sandwiches, but you are welcome to bring your own food if you prefer.

The course will be limited to six (6) attendees to enable you to get the most from the time spent with Nacho.

The Venue

Beechfield Bonsai is set in the Shropshire countryside and offers a relaxing day of bonsai work.

We are easy to get get to, just a few miles from either Junction 3 or Junction 4 of the M54 motorway.

Date: Saturday 27th May 2023

Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: £100.00

Attendees: 6


Beechfield Bonsai
Horticulture & Rural Studies Ctr
Coppice Green Lane
TF11 8PB



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