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Bonsai Is For Everyone! Beginner Class July 31

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

Due to popular demand I’ll again be teaching my bonsai basics class. Offered outdoors at our nursery under the canopy to keep everyone Covid safe, with a limit of five participants. We will space ourselves with each participant having their own workstation, supplies provided. We’ll cover everything you need to know to create a bonsai […]

Christmas Show and Sale

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

You are welcome at the studio and nursery in December, celebrating our seventh year in business. Many new trees in stock, and other plant related gift items, stands, and pottery containers.By appointment through December 21st, 2022. Website sale for those out of the area.

Second Annual Christmas Sale

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

We’ve been welcoming visitors to the nursery for over seven years! Come by to view selected trees available, or simply choose one of my Kokedama varieties for your holiday table or a gift. These are easy care, winter friendly varieties of bonsai, living outdoors in any weather. A few select indoor varieties to choose from, […]

“Bonsai Is For Everyone” Class—Portland Nursery

Portland Nursery 9000 SE Division St Portland OR

Our first class event since 2020! I’m invited back for my “Bonsai is for Everyone” hands on group class. We will take a nursery plant and style a bonsai— or bring your own bonsai for care, styling and repotting. This class covers the fundamentals of why and how we create trees in miniature. We’ll cover […]

CANCELLED— Beginner Bonsai Class— March 25th, 2023

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

CANCELLED— DUE TO WEATHER.    PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR NEW DATE Offering this class, “Bonsai is For Everyone” for the sixth year— and happy it is still popular! We will each style a small bonsai to take home from nursery stock provided by Bonsai Akira Nursery. Instruction includes care for your tree over the year, […]

Open Garden and Bonsai Studio — April 15 and 16, 2023

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

This is your time to ask whatever comes to your mind about bonsai— and get answers. (Sometimes from the trees, sometimes from the artist…) They are so charming and engaging. We need ‘em— as much to stay in touch with our inner selves as for the aesthetic pleasure they provide. Or perhaps that is the […]

Garden Club Presentation— Happy Valley Garden Club

Happy Valley, Oregon

This November I will again be doing the garden club circuit— my favorite haunt for finding hidden bonsai enthusiasts and future students— with an invitation to present at Happy Valley club’s last event of the year. The kind organizers have also scheduled a tour of the bonsai garden and studio here for next May, when […]

Bonsai Akira Tenth Annual Open Studio and Bonsai Sale

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

We will once again be hosting visitors to the bonsai garden on April 27th and 28th, 2024. Please make the short trip across town to see the bonsai for sale in their early spring foliage. Featuring Japanese Maples, dwarf conifers and a variety of deciduous trees and shrubs. The studio is open for visitors only […]

Tenth Annual Open Garden Weekend— April 27 & 28, 2024

1630 SE ELLIS ST PORTLAND 1630 SE ELLIS ST, PORTLAND, OR, United States

We’ve almost reached the tenth anniversary of Bonsai Akira! To celebrate, we are offering friends and neighbors a chance to linger and enjoy the garden, commune with the bonsai, chat and consider next opportunities. Whether a beginner class, your first styled bonsai to take home and grace your abode, a new container or some unforeseen […]