Cape Bonsai Kai Show 2012

Cape Bonsai Kai Show

Admire over 100 beautiful examples of this ancient art at the Sanlam Hall in the beautiful gardens of Kirstenbosch, many of the bonsais being indigenous species. Take a look at the trees that were on display in 2011.

Also, through demonstrations, learn how to design and care for your living creation from some the country's best aficionados – as well as stock up on the necessary material and equipment.

Saturday December 15 to Monday December 17, 9am to 5pm daily. No charge other than the obligatory fee to enter Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens.

Joining us at 11.30am Sunday December 16, the Tamashii Daiko Group, are giving an exciting performance of Taiko – the Art of Japanese Drumming.

Contact Tony Bent or Dorothy Franz


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Overhanging Pine

Adding its mite of needles to the Waterfall

Random Bonsai Tip

Salvaging wire - Off-cuts of heavy electric cable (three centimeters diameter) as used by the Electricity department will keep you in copper and galvanized wire for a few years. Galvanized wire can be used for stay wiring and also tying down trees and pots against the wind.