Often perceived as an expensive hobby for old men, the art of bonsai is often overlooked by younger generations living a bustling city life.
Former refugee thanks governor who welcomed him in 1975
By Melissa Santos The News Tribune TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Vuong Nguyen has spent the past 40 years feeling indebted to former Washington Gov. Dan Evans. This year, the former Vietnamese refugee finally found a way to express his thanks: by giving the former Republican governor a bonsai tree landscape. Nguyen was one of the […]
A Bonsai Solstice
The Pacific Bonsai Museum will be hosting its second annual “A Bonsai Solstice” on Sunday, Dec. 20, 2015, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The public is invited to see the trees illuminated in the museum by candlelight. Visitors are invited to “BYOF”– bring your own flashlight! There will be hot chocolate available while taking […]
Stolen bonsai tree returned
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly A bonsai, estimated to be worth thousands of dollars, was stolen from the public display at Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, on Monday, May 18, at approximately 4:20 am. The tree, a 60-year-old San Jose Juniper, has been a part of the museum since its opening in 1989. The […]