RATING
rating
LEVEL
Beginner
TOTAL TIME
2.5 hour
ACCESS
Lifetime
We teach you the basics of Bonsai in this course, and assist you in growing and styling your very own Bonsai tree!

Course introduction

Bonsai is an art-form that has been around for thousands of years. Although it's a highly rewarding hobby, too often it is seen as difficult and steeped in tradition. We teach you the basics of Bonsai in this course using video-tutorials, text guides and a quiz. Everything we do is practically oriented; we assist you in growing and styling your very own Bonsai tree.

  • Master the essential Bonsai techniques
  • Acquire new skills and an understanding of this living art
  • We assist you in growing your very own Bonsai tree
  • Recommended by the American Bonsai Society, and BCI

Your instructor

Oscar Jonker
Founder of Bonsai Empire, author of a bestselling Bonsai book and instructor of several online courses.

Class Curriculum

Introduction

1
02:38
Welcome
2
16:38
Horticulture and Aesthetics

Bonsai care

3
08:54
Keeping Bonsai Indoors
4
09:45
Keeping Bonsai Outdoors
5
05:08
Fertilizing
6
14:43
Repotting
7
03:16
Care exam

Bonsai techniques

8
03:35
Bonsai tools
9
10:30
Pruning techniques
10
07:22
Wiring techniques
11
02:17
Styling exam

Make a Bonsai

12
04:01
Selecting material
13
28:24
Juniper
14
20:55
Maple
15
13:16
Pine

Conclusion

16
06:21
A life in Bonsai
17
03:43
Final remarks and next steps
18
C
Certificate

Would I recommend this course to a beginner? Absolutely.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What will I get by taking this course?

After completing the course you have an understanding of what Bonsai is, and which techniques can be applied to shape and maintain the miniature trees. Most importantly, in the "Make a Bonsai" chapter we assist you in styling your very own Bonsai tree!

How will I be able to access the learning material?

After enrolling in the course, you will always have unlimited online access to all the lectures and to the learning materials, on any computer, tablet or mobile device you own. It is a completely self-paced online course. English subtitles are available on all lectures. We accept Credit cards and PayPal.

Are there any pre-requirements?

No green thumbs or any prior knowledge is required to start this course. You might want to get a starterkit or a young plant for the "Make a Bonsai" chapter of this course, to be able to apply the techniques learned right away.

Can I purchase the course as gift?

Absolutely! We sell gift vouchers in a beautiful design, ready to print or forward to your friend or relative! Click here to purchase.

Enroll now US$ 39.99

Lifetime access to all 17 lectures