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Spring Bonsai Festival!



I'm thrilled to be participating in the Spring Bonsai Festival at the National Arboretum this weekend! I find this an especially beautiful time of year there, because the Azaleas are in full bloom. AND, if you're curious about learning the art of Bonsai, this is your opportunity. There are lots of demonstrations and workshops (some free!) all weekend.


Friday, May 6th, 12 - 4 Saturday, May 7th, 9 - 4

Sunday, May 8th, 9 - 3


Outside the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum: Find everything you need to begin growing bonsai. Vendors from the region will be selling everything from refined bonsai to pre-bonsai material, tools, soil, and planters.


Bonsai Styling Demonstration by Mark Fields Saturday, May 7th, 9 am - 12 pm National Arboretum Auditorium See bonsai artist and nursery owner Mark Fields style a regular juniper tree into a bonsai. This demonstration is free to the public.


Beginner Bonsai Classes Saturday and Sunday, May 7th - 8th Morning Sessions: 9 am - 12 pm Afternoon Sessions: 1 pm - 4 pm Outside the National Bonsai & Penjing Museum Come to the Potomac Bonsai Association’s beginner bonsai learning tent outside the Museum to receive one-on-one instruction from experienced club members. Students will learn how to prune, wire, and repot a bonsai they can take home after class. 3-hour class. $50 fee per session; all materials provided.

No registration required!



I'm very proud of these pots, and I'm excited for you to see them! If you can't make it to the Festival, please don't hesitate to get in touch, and we can set up a time for you to come visit my studio :).


Please email me at kate@hollowwork.com


Hope to see you!