The Living Art of Bonsai-Nature in Miniature

Saturday, November 18, 3 pm, Small Meeting Room, Main Library

Bonsai, an ancient horticultural art form practiced in Japan and China, aims to create a miniaturized but realistic representation of nature in the form of a small tree or shrub. Through techniques such as pruning, wiring, pinching and defoliation normal plants are trained to keep them small.

If you’d like to learn more about Bonsai and see some examples of this extraordinary art form, join us for a presentation by ¬†Larry Stephen, Vice President for Special Events for the Midwest Bonsai Society and Business Manager for Bonsai Clubs International magazine.

Mr. Stephens will cover the history of Bonsai, review where the art form stands today, and talk about Bonsai care and appreciation. He will also have a number of bonsai for you to view.

Registration is encouraged but not required. The presentation will last about one hour.

For more information, contact Julie Rand at 847-448-8640 or via email at jrand@cityofevanston.org.

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