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Learn the art of Bonsai from an Expert at Buck Garden

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The art and techniques of Bonsai will be revealed at Buck Garden in Far Hills on April 5. Credits: Courtesy Somerset County Park Commission
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FAR HILLS, NJ – The staff at Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden have invited bonsai enthusiast Fred Aufschlager to host a demonstration and lecture on the Art of Bonsai.at Buck Garden, 11 Layton Road, on Tuesday, April 5 from 9-11:30 a.m.


Bonsai is the art of growing dwarfed, ornamentally shaped trees or shrubs in small shallow pots or trays. The topics to be covered include proper cultural techniques for root pruning, repotting, and artistic styling and branch wiring.
 
Fee for the workshop is $15 per person and space is limited. Pre-registration is required and may be accomplished by calling 908-234-2677.
 
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Leonard J. Buck Garden is one of the premier rock gardens in the eastern United States consisting of a 13-acre alpine and woodland garden situated in the wooded stream valley.

The garden contains a series of planted rock outcroppings, planting beds, a fern garden, and glimmering ponds and streams. Tucked among the rocks are rare and exotic rock garden plants. The wooded trails connecting the outcroppings are lined with wild flowers that have flourished and multiplied through the years.
 

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