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Garden Construction And Maintenance Techniques - Seminar Series

  • When Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 10 a.m.
  • Where Balboa Park, San Diego
  • Age limit All ages
  • Categories Lectures, Outdoors
  • Cost $65 - $75

The Japanese Friendship Garden will offer an ongoing series of classes on “Garden Construction and Maintenance Techniques.”

Dates: Saturdays Feb. 26, April 30, June 4, Aug. 27, Oct. 29, Dec. 10
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Price: $65/class for Members, $75/class for Non-members

The seminars will cover:
• Tree transplanting
• Black pine pruning and shaping
• Shearing/hedges/ shrub arrangement
• Stone arrangement/hardscape
• Broad leaf tree pruning

The first seminar will be “Tree Transplanting.” Unlike American landscapers, Japanese professionals do not use wooden boxes to store their garden plant material. All trees and shrubs are kept in the ground and dug up and moved on a regular basis. In order to do this with a high rate of success, Japanese landscapers have developed a range of transplanting techniques for all sizes of plant material from very small shrubs to giant pine trees the size of a bus. This first seminar will cover in detail all aspects of transplanting and planting in a Japanese garden.

Each seminar will focus on a single subject and explore the basic technical aspects of the subject as well as its context within the historical narrative of Japan. All the seminars build on the previous class and consecutive attendance is recommended.

Discounts will be provided if registration is for more than one class. Please call (619) 232-2721 for more information.

Location: 2215 Pan American Road. E,San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map

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