Four Season Interest
Bonsai Akira is a full service nursery which includes bonsai services in addition to stocking styled bonsai trees. These services include:
♦ Bonsai Care
♦ One-on-one Instruction
♦ Custom Designs
♦ Special Events
♦ Bonsai Pottery
Please contact us with your questions– We are eager to discover what we can do for you!
Introductory and intermediate level training.
About the Nursery
Summer blooms, winter branches against the sky, spring fragrance, fall colors as leaves change, all are represented in a wide varity of deciduous and evergreen trees in miniature.
My belief is that no garden should be without the charm of plants in miniature. They speak to us deeply of nature and our connection to it, in the voices of trees, mirroring the harmony of nature in a scale that is intimate. As we contemplate the trees they touch our inner self, bringing newly awakened reverence and delight. We pause to feel the peace and timelessness of the trees -a moment of awareness and harmony in the midst of the everyday. Welcome to Bonsai Akira!
[Akira= “brilliance”, “clarity”]
A lesson learned is worth repeating. Once upon a time I could not resolve a design issue, and moved into new territory by choosing a pot that seemed entirely too small for the tree. Voila! The tree was suddenly in perfect balance, and began to dance— by which I mean...
This wonderful quince is “Toyo Nishiki” — the extraordinary cultivar that features red, pink and white blooms on one plant. It has been on display at several of my shows, and now resides permanently at this address.... so I’m waiting patiently (not...) to see what...
This lovely Azalea is reminding us that Spring will come again! We are on the threshold of a severe weather event— this is how we describe snow in the Pacific Northwest, bringing as it does rainy sleet and icy conditions making travel seriously difficult. It almost...