|VANCOUVER ISLAND BONSAI SOCIETY|
Nebari Bonsai Canada, Victoria 1464 Stroud Rd. Tel: 778-678-6263 (778-678-mame) www.nebaribonsaicanada.com
Proprietor: Mark Paterson
Bonsai, Bonsai workshops, pre-bonsai and carefully selected unworked stock. By appointment only please.
Anton Nijhuis Bonsai & Landscaping
Anton is a horticulturist and yamadori collector on Vancouver Island specializing in Shore Pine (Pinus contorta contorta) and Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana). Some very fine trees here that are the very definition of 'West Coast yamadori' and are typically of exceptional quality. Anton has an informative blog and species specific information unique to his long experience with West Coast species.
Text or call: 250-202-2759
Rivers Edge Bonsai
Proprietor: Frank Corrigan firstname.lastname@example.org for appointments and more information or call 1-250-927-3968
From the website http://www.riversedgebonsai.ca Rivers Edge Bonsai is committed to excellence in the development of Bonsai. The venture began with the introduction of the owner Frank Corrigan by his son Ross in 2008. Since then, the journey has involved intensive workshop studies with Boon Manakitivipart, Michael Hagedorn, and workshops with other professionals.
There has also been active involvement with local Bonsai organizations and Pacific Northwest Bonsai Clubs Association conventions and workshops.
Looking over Frank's site it becomes obvious that this is a unique and much welcomed specialty nursery for people serious about any aspect of bonsai culture.http://www.riversedgebonsai.ca/riversedgebonsai_003.htm
Russell Nursery 1370 Wain Rd. North Sannich Tel: 250-656-0384 russellnursery.com
Proprietor: Brian Russell
In addition to the much awaited arrival of often rare and hard to find bonsai-amenable species in the spring, Russell Nursery carries an excellent selection of shrubs and trees that may show promise as future bonsai.
Elk Lake Garden Centre 5450 Pat Bay Hwy, Victoria https://www.provenwinners.com/retailer/elk-lake-garden-centre-ltd
V8Y 1T1 Tel: 250-658-8812
This popular nursery carries an extensive selection of hard to find trees in 4", 6" and 1 gallon pots that are well-suited to shohin and mame bonsai. Lots of pants with Kusomono potential.Many of the trees would be very attractive inclusions in a Penjing-style landscape. These folks have worked hard at bringing in trees suitable for bonsai.
Zen Floral 3947 Quadra St, Victoria, BC Tel: 250-727-0056 Website: http://zenfloralstudio.com
Proprietor: Yuki Kato Yuki is a trained Ikebanist - a Japanese florist and specialist in flower arrangement with excellent bonsai knowledge. He usually carries a small selection of bonsai trees.
David Rowe 1536 Admiral Tryon Rd., Parksville, BC V9P 1Y3 Tel: 250-752-7979, Cell: 250-284-1674, e-mail: <email@example.com> A professional bonsai consultant and teacher. Contact him by phone or e-mail for further information.
Japan Bonsai 16164 24th Ave., Surrey, BC. V4P 2S3 Tel: 604-536-9220 Fax: 604/536-8799 Website: www.japanbonsai.com
Proprietor: Tak Yamaura
Carries a wide variety of pre-bonsai material, finished bonsai, pots, wire and tools. How to get there: About 35 minutes from the Tsawwassen ferry terminal. Follow highway #99 south to first White Rock turnoff which is #99A, then follow this to 24th Ave. Turn left and continue on for a number of blocks, the designated address will be on the right.
Bonsai Northwest 5021 South 144th St. Seattle, WA. 98168 Tel: 206/242-8244 Website: www.bonsainw.com
Everything in the bonsai line including finished trees, starter bonsai, pots, tools, and wire. Lessons available. How to get there: From the north follow I-5 to exit 154B turning right on Southcenter Blvd. Turn right on 52nd Ave. then a right again on 51st Ave. follow this to 144th St.
Elandan Gardens Gorst (near Bremerton) WA. Tel: 360/373-8260 Website: www.elandangardens.8m.com
Proprietors: Dan and Diane Robinson
An eclectic oceanfront garden full of ponds, rocky hummocks, snags, collected forest trees and Dan's collection of ancient bonsai; an integral part of the scene is Diane's imaginative gift shop. How to get there: From Bremerton, stay on highway #16 past Gorst the take the Tremont exit, go under the freeway, and return.
Bonsai Northwest (Seattle)
Wee Tree Farm (Oregon)
Telperion Farms (Oregon)
Shikoku Bonsai (Vancouver)
Forest Farm (Oregon)
Stone Lantern (Vermont)
Brussel's Bonsai (Mississippi)