Dennis' 7 Dees                               503.777.1421


Saturday February 25, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM PST

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SE Powell Garden Center 
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, OR 97206

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Bonsai Whack-n-Chat

Join us for an afternoon that will surely send you on your way to becoming a bonsai master! Our bonsai expert, Justin Parker, will be teaching this class. He’s worked in the green industry for 16 years in which he has been passionately involved with plants. Currently he’s the purchasing manager for Dennis’ 7 Dees. In his spare time he enjoys quality family time & practicing Bonsai.

Class Schedule:

  • Introduction into Bonsai: This will be a discussion time about what Bonsai is. Where we’ll discuss the History & Fundamentals of Bonsai. This will be an open format with Q&A time. (10:00 – 10:30)
  • Bonsai Demonstration: Group will walk nursery in search of potential Bonsai. Instructor will select a suitable species & begin a transformation for the group! Again this will be an open format with Q&A time. (10:30 – 11:30)
  •  Wrap up discussion & selection: Instructor will help participants select their own material to get started & review with them the process to start transforming their own Bonsai. (11:30 -12:00)                                                     

Available for Purchase: (feel free to bring some of your own materials if you'd like)

  •  Pre Bonsai Tree
  • Plastic Bonsai Pot                                             
  • Black Gold Bonsai Mix                                                 
  • Screening for pot.                                                                    
  • Roll of Wire                                                                              
  • 101 Essential – Book                                                                       


Cost: $25.00 - Your tuition for the class will go towards your bonsai purchases the day of the class. It may be spent on others items in the Garden Center but must be redeemed on the day of class.

There is limited space available and classes fill up quick so register before it's too late! 


To register, click on the link below.