Bonsai experts coming to NC Arboretum

out bonsaiThe North Carolina Arboretum in Asheville will host the Carolina Bonsai Expo, Oct. 12-13.


The exposition will feature exhibits by bonsai enthusiasts from the Southeast, a bonsai marketplace, workshops, demonstrations and more. The Expo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.

This year’s lineup includes plant, landscape and horticulture experts who will share their tips on the art of bonsai. Advanced registration is required for some events. The exposition is a good place to explore the arboretum’s bonsai garden, which offers bonsai in the context of the Southern Appalachians.

The expo is free for arboretum members or with the parking fee of $8 per vehicle. Additional admission may be charged for certain presentations. A schedule is available online; more information is available by phone. or 828.665.2492.

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