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Workshops

Members of the Cape Bonsai Kai gather on a monthly basis for workshops. The main goal of these workshops are for club members to bring trees to work on. During the workshop you will gain input from senior members and be able to share ideas, learn techniques or as Tony Bent loves to say "do boring chores like wiring!"

Workshops are held by the club, hosted at member's houses for club members only. The workshops usually begin at 13h30 and carry on till around 16h00.  If applicable see the map to the next workshop below or contact us for more details should you wish to attend the next workshop.

Next Workshop

1st July 2017, Kevin Kelly at 13h30.

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Year Programme

We have an exciting calendar of club meetings, events and public exhibitions planned for 2017/8.

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Haiku

Tenderly, lovingly

raking up dead leaves

in his Bonsai forest

Random Bonsai Tip

When a tree has reversed taper or a narrowed 'waistline' above the nebari, you could do an airlayering just above the narrow section; or you could damage the cambium layer by either hammering gently with a mallet or by piercing the bark right into the cambium with a sharp object eg. scissors or an awl. You could also make deep incisions along the grain of the bark, where the healing process will cause scarring which would then thicken the trunk.