This intermediate level course covers the choices for bonsai soil mixes and repotting methodology. You will be taught by Nacho Salar, owner of BonsaiNara nursery in Malaga, Spain, providing you with the knowledge required to confidently undertake the repotting of your bonsai trees.
Taking place at the Beechfield Bonsai nursery, this course will start at 10:00 and end at 16:00 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 the instructor.
Part 1: Soils and their characteristics
Covering the science of soil and in particular the components and their characteristics when applied to bonsai. Factors that impact the choice of soil components and specific soils mixes for species and cultivation conditions.
Break for Lunch
Part 2: Repotting
A hands on session explaining the reasons for repotting, the process and techniques used when repotting and repotting aftercare.
You are advised to bring along your own bonsai tree for this repotting session, however we can provide trees to be used if you do not.