Each season bonsai have specific pruning requirement. This Masterclass deals primarily with repotting and summer pruning of conifers, primarily Pines. Work will also be carried out on summer pruning of other deciduous bonsai trees.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their bonsai with them so that they can works on them under the guidance of Master Nobuyuki Kajiwara. The session are very hands on and practical, and attendees learn by working on their own bonsai trees but also by observing work on other participants bonsai trees. That way you learning is enriched as get to learn from the Master about many species, and indeed some very special bonsai trees, that are brought by other participants. You also get to see and learn from the bonsai trees that are available at the Ma-Ke Bonsai and indeed from Master Nobuyuki personal collection. Since we have trees in all level of development your get to see where your trees are and where they can get to.
Many of Masterclass attendees have been coming for years as they have noticed that their bonsai trees have been improving year on year. As the attendees return over the years they also see other bonsai evolving and maturing.
Master Nobuyuki Kajiwara completed his 5 year Bonsai Education and apprentice at the World famous Kato Bonsai Nursery in Masei-en Shiten, in Japan. Master Nobuyuki who has settled in Europe look after some of Europes premier Bonsai collections including those at Crispie Bonsai Museum, Kew Royal Botanical garden and many significant personal collections.