Art of Bonsai lecture at the HCH Library 4/20/11

Tom Lee, president of the China Trade Bonsai Society, will give a lecture about the art of bonsai trees on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Henry Carter Hull Library. Lee's lecture will cover the history and philosophy of styling trees using Japanese bonsai and Chinese penjing techniques, as well as care tips. Information will be provided on how to learn this living art form of styling trees in a pot or tray. A number of bonsai and penjing from Lee's personal collection will be on display and attendees are encouraged to bring any bonsai trees they may have to get tips on their care. Lee is the President of the China Trade Bonsai Society in New London, and on the Board of Directors of the New Haven Bonsai Society. Registration for this free program is required by visiting hchlibrary.org.