Bonsai (pronounced bone-sigh) is an art form similar to painting, music, and sculpture which provides each of us with an opportunity to demonstrate our creative expression and horticultural techniques. Bonsai, translated literally from Japanese, means “tree in a tray”. It can be considered 50% art form and 50% horticulture.
presented by Flamingo Gardens:
Class Schedule: ***
September 21, November 9*, 16, 30, December 7, and January 4.
(***for more information and future dates when available, click on Class Schedule above; classes to be held in the gallery unless otherwise notified.
See many examples of superb bonsai trees in the various collections, including the story of the Yamaki Pine - the bonsai that survived the bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, and is now part of the museum's permanent collection.
The Bud Shafer Memorial Bench at the Jim Smith Bonsai Gallery, Heathcote Botanical Gardens. Bench provided by donations from the Broward & Gold Coast Bonsai Societies.