Master Gardener Nancy Keehr on Bonsai

May’s speaker is Master Gardener Nancy Keehr. Nancy will discuss a project to identify, inventory, and document the collection in the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific’s new Bonsai Garden. The site, one of only two bonsai gardens in Canada, is the nation’s largest in both area and number of specimens (53 plus). Nancy will explore the project’s procedures, challenges, and educational importance.

Pre-meeting workshop: 6:30 pm, Main Floor Boardroom

Join Maurice Bombesin, a local bonsai expert with 40 years experience in the art, for a talk on how to begin. Maurice will provide a brief history, introduction to tools and techniques, and how to become involved in this ancient art.