Bonsai lecture and demonstration Wednesday, 4/7 at 7:30pm in Mandell 114.

Mar 30, 2010

Chase Rosade • Wednesday, April 7, 2010
7:30 p.m. • Mandell 114

Chase Rosade will provide a fascinating display and lecture demonstration on the development of Bonsai from general nursery stock. Eight to ten Bonsai will be displayed along with an explanation as to how these Bonsai are grown. The demonstration will show how to style a Bonsai through pruning and the use of wire as well as directions for the general care of Bonsai. Questions and discussion will follow.

Chase Rosade is a Bonsai artist, lecturer, teacher, and grower. In 1963, he had the opportunity to apprentice Bonsai with Kyozo Yodshida of Nara, Japan. After returning to the United States, Chase started teaching and lecturing on Bonsai. In 1970, the Rosade Bonsai Studio, located in New Hope, opened its doors. Chase has given programs for hundreds of Bonsai clubs on this continent. He has traveled the world and has been a judge and major guest speaker at several international conventions, including those in Indonesia, New Zealand, and India. Chase received a B.S. degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Delaware Valley College.

Arboretum members and DVC students FREE.  Non-members $5.00.