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passionate about Bonsai,
and it shows!
Bonsai West has the most extensive collection of specimen Bonsai outside of Japan, featuring the work of American Bonsai artists such as Mr and Mrs Hatanaka, Mr Yamasaki, Roy Nagatoshi, Nick Lenz, Mr Ishii, Guy Guidry, Colin Lewis, Jim Smith and Michael Levin - as well as trees styled by artists in Japan, Korea, and China.
Bonsai West has become a destination for bonsai lovers from throughout the world. You can take our online tour to give you a first impression, but why not come out and visit us yourselves: you'll find it well worth your while.
Bonsai for everyone:
not just the collector!
At Bonsai West, you'll find thousands of finished bonsai as well as stock plants for creating your own bonsai (or even to use as great landscaping material) in every price range.
at as little as $25 and
go up from there.
We carry a huge selection of starter or pre-bonsai material, as well as a complete line of tools, thousands of pots (including handcrafted and antique containers), soil mixes, fertilizers, books and anything else that you might need for your hobby.
We specialize in both indoor
and outdoor bonsai.
Most of our trees for sale during this time of year are well suited for growing indoors. We encourage our customers to buy the tree they love and then learn how to take care of it.
Bonsai isn’t difficult if you learn the basics early on!
Our Greenhouses are open year round, seven days a week, and our tropical Bonsai thrive even in a New England winter.
Our exciting Classes are
geared toward teaching beginners
to become proficient in the art
- but if you are looking for
the next step in your hobby,
we're sure to have a workshop
or master class just for you!
For over 25 years, we have been entirely committed to teaching the art of Bonsai and making sure that our customers and friends get all the help they need in furthering their hobby.
Several times a year, we bring in recognized artists to lecture and give master classes. Our "Introduction to..." classes are a revolutionary concept in teaching and learning the hobby.
Garden is open
April through November (take
a tour!)and is the showcase
for our famous collection
of specimen bonsai on display.
Many of these trees come from famous bonsai artists from around the world and several of our trees are over 100 years old.
Our Services include
babysitting while you're
on vacation, winter
boarding as well as a bonsai
Possibly the most valuable service we offer is sharing our knowledge and enthusiasm.
Our Staff consists
Mike Sgariglia, Kelly Hunter, Adam
All of us are available to answer your questions or concerns at any time.
We all love our trees and love teaching so questions get answered in a simple demystified manner.
Michael is the founder
and driving force behind Bonsai
A competent bonsai artist as well, he always sees himself as a perpetual student of bonsai and will happily share his knowledge with everyone.
Michael is one of a handful of early pioneers who set out to introduce bonsai to the American mainstream before most people knew what bonsai were - and Bonsai West has survived and grown for a quarter century.
Mike is the Production Manager and more often than not you will see him tending the trees, potting pruning and watering.
Mike is a gifted nurseryman whose magic touch is a primary reason that our trees are so healthy.
Adam is our bookkeeper and our biggest fan. He is usually behind the scenes in the office but you can always meet him at our spring and fall open houses when he doubles as our food caterer.
We're located on
two acres of New England farmland,
Mass, right on Route 2A.
A 300-year-old farm house overlooks our outdoor bonsai garden and gallery, our five greenhouses and teaching/demonstration areas.
We're always happy to answer your questions and help you in any way we can!