THE BONSAI MAN

PLEASE FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK.

©2017 BY THE BONSAI MAN.

"Ultimately, Bonsai is not about shaping and growing trees, it is a medium used to practice the art of caring about something unselfishly all of your life, to give to the next generation. We must all become custodians of the planet, for the art to continue and have meaning".

- Roger Lunt

 

WHAT IS BONSAI?

Bonsai, the living art, is a fantastic hobby dating back hundreds of years. 

It comes from China , but it is Japanese art as we know it.

The word 'Bonsai' means 'Tree in Tray', and is the art of shaping trees to represent nature in miniature.

 
Roger Lunt Bonsai Man

THE BONSAI MAN

Roger Lunt

Over 30 years ago a friend offered Roger a 'little tree' and invited him to the local Bonsai club. Roger has developed a passion and love for all things 'Bonsai', and has since dedicated his life to the art.

Roger has worked at the largest Bonsai nursery in Brisbane and has previously worked as a nationally registered tutor and demonstrator.  He has spent years developing his keen and unique understanding of the needs and Bonsai potential of many plants.

Roger has conducted many workshops in South East Queensland Bonsai Clubs including a demonstration at the 2006 National Convention. He has also worked on a number of private Bonsai collections.

After 12 years operating as 'Defined Garden Bonsai Studio' on the Gold Coast, Roger has now relocated to Brisbane as "The Bonsai Man", and this wonderful journey continues.

Roger's personal quest is to share his passion, ideas, and knowledge of this wonderful art to all who seek to learn.

 
 

 SERVICES

 

STYLING AND MAINTENANCE

"The Bonsai Man" can style your Bonsai to help it grow to its full potential. 

"The Bonsai Man" also offers Japanese Landscape designs and plans.

Roger can also come to you, and work on your private collection, or give styling advice in the comfort of your own home.

$40-60 p/h

To see some styling work click here.

TREE MINDING

Going on holiday?

Drop your Bonsai off to Roger, who will care for your tree at his Brisbane studio while you are away for a small weekly fee.

$7.50 per tree, per week.

*pick up and delivery available for an additional fee

PRODUCTS

"The Bonsai Man" stocks all your Bonsai needs. Wire, tools, pots, ornaments are all available for purchase.

"The Bonsai Man" also has trees for sale, from starters to show trees. 


Click here to view current items for sale.

 

BONSAI COURSES/WORKSHOPS

 

BASIC BONSAI COURSE

6 hours $225

Our most popular workshop, two Bonsai included.

This course is delivered in two three hour sessions, with an hour lunch break.

You will learn the fundamental styling principles of Bonsai , as well as how to wire, prune and pot your two Bonsai trees, which are yours to keep at the end of the course.

SPECIALISED WORKSHOPS

Private & Specialised Workshops

Private Workshops

3 hours $180

One on one personal tuition on your collection. These workshops are totally flexible in content and delivery.

Specialised Workshops

3 hours from $50/hr + materials

These workshops are ideal for the experienced Bonsai hobbiest wanting to do that little bit extra.

Bookings are essential for all courses/workshops. A $50 deposit is required. This deposit is non refundable if cancellation is made less than 5 working days before date of course/workshop. Deposit may be transfered to another course/workshop date.

COURSE DATES

Basic Bonsai Course

1st & 3rd Saturday of every month

February   2nd & 16th 

March   2nd & 16th 

April   6th & 20th

May   4th & 18th

June   1st & 15th

July   6th & 20th

August   3rd & 17th

September   7th & 21st

October   5th & 19th

November   2nd & 16th

December   7th & 21st 

** For other workshops please contact us for availability.

Roger Lunt the Bonsai Man