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Bonsai Akira Announces free shipping!

Bonsai Akira Announces free shipping!

As part of our new web design, we are pleased to offer our mail order patrons free surface shipping for all items in the store. All items will ship in insulated containers, pending suitable weather conditions at my discretion. We use surface mail to prevent damage due...

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Shimpaku Juniper Shines through summer heat

Shimpaku Juniper Shines through summer heat

The loveliest twin trees ever! This Shimpaku Juniper -- Juniperus sinensis -- has been with me for several years. Lately I have discovered it is not one but two trees! The seemingly single trunk is two specimens planted together when they were seedlings, and now...

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Open Studio

Open Studio

See us in September, under cooler conditions..! Bonsai Akira studio will be open to visitors again on Saturday, September 8th and Sunday, September 9th, from 11:00AM to 5:00PM. You are welcome ot stroll the garden and enjoy a refreshing glass of lemonade while our son...

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Class at Portland Nursery — July 28th at 1:00PM

Class at Portland Nursery — July 28th at 1:00PM

Welcome to all levels of bonsai enthusiasts! I will again be teaching my class entitled "Bonsai is for Everyone". This is an all levels class, covering the basics of styling. I welcome you to bring a bonsai or purchase a plant at the nursery, or simply come to...

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Kokedama for my next show!!!

Kokedama for my next show!!!

New styling of perennials using Japanese moss planting. My latest discovery is Kokedama-- the art of wrapping plants in a nest of moss to create a planting sans pot. The plants love it! And the bonus is good health and a vibrant presentation of our most loved annuals...

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