Bonsai Garden in Davidson County
Name: Bonsi Garden in Davidson County
Open to the public?: No
Address (if public):
Link to the public garden map:
USDA Hardiness Zone: 7B
Extension Demonstration Garden? No
Approximate year the garden/landscape was established: 2000
What to look for: Bonsai means ‘“tray planting’. Bonsai is a Japanese art form of growing plants in containers that mimic the shape and scale of full-size trees or shrubs. Bonsai plants require careful pruning and care to develop healthy long-lived specimens Featured here is a variety of deciduous and evergreen trees such as pine, juniper, elm and maple. Some of the featured shrubs include Hawaiian umbrella and Bougainvillea.
Most of the plants need a winter rest but with very little soil around the roots, they also need protection. The owner mulches the larger plants close to the house foundation for the winter. The smaller ones have small plastic “greenhouses” where they are protected.