Events happening at Shinzen Garden!

bonsai basic workshop at shinzen garden

Learn the essentials of Bonsai techniques for growing and styling your own bonsai tree. Join us and the Clark Bonsai Collection for our Bonsai Basic workshop. Participants will learn essential bonsai techniques, such as pruning, wiring, fertilizing, and styling techniques. Each participant will get to create their own Bonsai to take home.

learn and grow session composting and vermiculture

Do you serve fresh fruits and veggies? Do you maintain a garden or an ornamental landscape? Do you want great soil to grow food and flowers? Then this Learn & Grow session is just for you.

pruning 101 introduction to pruning workshop

In this 2-hour workshop, instructor Steve DaSilva will provide instruction and training on how to properly prune while preserving a plant’s natural vigor and beauty. Our expert will guide you through essential pruning techniques and provide insight into why and when to prune.

Garden Hours:

OPEN: Wed – Sun: 10am – 7pm
CLOSED: Mon – Tue

Garden Admission*

Under 4yrs: Free

4-14yrs: $1/ea.

15yrs-Adult: $5/ea.

Seniors 62+: $1/ea.

Students: $1/ea.

Family: $7 (2-5 people)

*Woodward Park entry/car/parking: $5; $3 for Seniors; $7 during National Holidays.

Please note that Woodward Park has implemented a new parking fee payment system. Parking KIOSKs are located throughout the Woodward Park and Shinzen Garden parking lot.

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10am – 1pm


10am – 4pm*


* The bonsai collection is only open when a docent is present. Check the bonsai exhibit hours posted at the main entry gatehouse to the Shinzen Garden.

Unfortunately, the bonsai collection will be closed when it’s raining, the air quality is considered unhealthy for all groups, when temperatures exceed 95 degrees, and/or docents are unavailable.

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