Bonsai demonstration at CV Horticultural Society meeting

Frank Hovenden will present an introduction and demonstration of bonsai at the Nov. 16 meeting of the CV Horticultural Society.

The meeting will be held at the Florence Filberg Centre. Doors open at 7 p.m. Non-members fee is $5.

Hovenden  will present a brief overview of the history and basic principles of the bonsai art form, how to acquire, grow and care for bonsai, focusing on style, history and display, showing some of his own bonsai.

Hovenden has a bachelor of science in forestry from the University of New Brunswick. He has worked over 30 years in the forests of Vancouver Island.

For more information about the CV Horticultural Society, visit www.comoxvalleyhortsociety.ca