9:30 - 11:30 am : Bonsai 101 Intended for anyone interested in practicing bonsai from the beginner's level as well as more advanced bonsai enthusiasts. Following a brief lecture on the origins and history of the art, participants will begin creating unique starter bonsai trees using ordinary garden center material.


1:30 - 3:30 pm : Funky Little Flower Farm — Saving the Family Farm- Jenks Farmer’s horticulture company includes garden design and building, but the heart of the business is his small experimental farm near Augusta GA. He will share stories of bringing a failing southern farmstead, old barns, fat donkeys and rich red clay, into the modern world. He will describe the unique lily farming operation which focuses on a new crop of Crinum, old southern pass-along lilies

Bonsai 101 and Funky Little Flower Farm — Saving the Family Farm

  • Fee includes both morning and afternoon workshops, lectures and lunch.  Registration is limited.  Please indicate first and second choices for both morning and afternoon workshops.  Confirmation for admission to workshops and other information will be sent to you at a later date.

  • Refunds by request

P. O. Box 2075

St. Francisville, LA 70775


Tel: 225-635-3738

Tel: 225-721-0051

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