BONSAI

2020 at The Hidden Gardens

• Visiting bonsai artists: Walter Pall, Will Baddeley, Owen Reich, Mauro Stemberger, Andy Smith, Jan Culek and Todd Schlafer (see more information below)

• New shipment of yamadori this Spring

• Pots, wire, fertilizers and the Ryuga line of tools

• Soils: Kanuma, Akadama, pumice, lava rock and the Hidden Gardens sifted "special blends"

SERVICES

• Boarding

• Overwintering (Sorry, we are at full capacity and not accepting any new clients)

Saturday Morning Bonsai, 9am - Noon. Take your tree to the next level!

• Classes: Beginners Bonsai and Continuing Bonsai Education help you learn more about bonsai!

2020 BONSAI ARTISTS/EVENTS

April 6, Walter Pall, CANCELLED
Walter Pall doing workshop

Join us for an evening of bonsai with our friend and guest artist from Germany. Bring your own tree and get Walter's input for design.

April 6, Monday, 5-9pm, cost $75

Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net

April 18-19, Will Baddeley, CANCELLED

• April 18, Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

• April 19, Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net


Will Baddeley
Will is from the United Kingdom and has traveled internationally teaching bonsai. A fantastic artist and one of the best at creating natural looking deadwood .
May 2-3, Owen Reich, CANCELLED

• May 2, Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $120

• May 3, Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130


Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net


Owen Reich
Owen will be back with us again this year. Owens work with deciduous bonsai is fantastic as well as his horticultural skills. This is a deciduous bonsai class
TBD, Mauro Stemberger

• May 23, Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Bring your own tree workshop, cost $130

• May 24, Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Bring your own tree workshop, cost $130

Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net


Mauro Stemberger

Once again our friend from Italy we be doing workshops. This is your chance to learn repotting of collected material or how to style your tree.

Visit the Hidden Gardens and see many of his works of art. Hurry before they get sold.

July 18-19, Andy Smith

• July 18, Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

• July 19, Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net


Andy Smith
Andy Smith from Golden Arrow Bonsai, in Deadwood, South Dakota, is one of the finest collector of trees for bonsai in the United States. Andy's saying "if it ain't fun it ain't bonsai" describes what his workshops are like. Andy has spent many years collecting in the mountains and has a great understanding of how nature styles a tree. He will bring that artistry to his workshops.
July 31-August 2, Prairie State Bonsai Society Show, CANCELLED

• July 31-August 2
Prairie State Bonsai Society Show at the Morton arboretum

August 14-16, Mid-America Bonsai Exhibit

• August 14-16
Mid-America Bonsai Exhibit at the Chicago Botanic Garden

October 24-25, Jan Culek

• October 24, Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

• October 25, Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net


Jan Culek
Jan is from the Czech Republic with a masters degree in art. Jan studied from 2012 until 2016 with the famous Spanish artist David Benavente. He started coming to the Hidden Gardens in 2018 and has become very popular.
November 28-29, Todd Schlafer

• November 28, Saturday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

• November 29, Sunday, 9am - 4pm
Bring-your-own tree workshop, cost $130

Sign up: Call Hidden Gardens at (630) 655-8283 or email Jeff Schulz at JSchulz@comcast.net


Todd Schlafer
Todd is a collector and bonsai artist from Colorado. Todd started teaching in 2018 and has been in demand ever since.