Bjorn Bjorholm to visit AABS

Bjorn Bjorholm will be demonstrating techniques and discussing conifer bonsai at the next Ann Arbor Bonsai Society meeting, Wednesday, June 20 from 6:30-9:00 at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Bjorn spent six years as an apprentice under Master Keiichi Fujikawa at Kouka-en bonsai nursery in Osaka, Japan before receiving certification as a bonsai professional by the Nippon Bonsai Association. His work has appeared in many notable exhibitions, including the Kokufu-ten, Sakufu-ten, and Taikan-ten exhibitions. On Thursday, June 21, Bjorn will hold a bring your own tree workshop. Participants should bring a tree that they wish to style or refine, as well as tools and wire. This workshop is intended for experienced bonsai growers. The cost is $50.00 per person, and the workshop is limited to 8 participants.