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Schedule OF EVENTS


June 8th - 11th

Denver Botanic Gardens - York St

American Bonsai Society's annual Learning Seminars will be presented in partnership with Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society and Denver Botanic Gardens. Join us June 8-11 for this unique opportunity in the Denver area! Register for the event and find more information here!

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Saturday, May 20th, 9am
City of Takayama Park, Denver

Park Maintenance Event

Please join us and Denver Takayama Sister City
Committee (DTSCC) volunteers for a semi-annual park maintenance. Parts of the maintenance includes “candling” of the five bonsai character trees. Trash cleanup and weeding is also
involved. Please bring gloves and a hat.
Water and refreshments will be provided by

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Tuesday, April 4th, 7pm
Gates Hall DBG


Join us for our April meeting where Darrell Whitley will present on Shimpaku junipers.

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Saturday, February 18th, 10am
Denver Botanic Gardens

Cost: $80 participant, $10 silent observer

Grafting Workshop

Grafting workshop led by Kirk Fieseler.
Ponderosa Pine and Spruce plant material will be supplied for participants to use to learn grafting techniques.


Saturday, May 27th, 9am-noon

Lakewood, CO

Weekend Workshop

We will continue our weekend workshop series with our next workshop hosted by Darell Havener. This is a great time to bring and work on your own   trees while also socializing with fellow members. In addition, we will cover how to audit your own collection in search of a tree to show.


Tuesday, May 2nd, 7pm
Virtual Online + Gates Hall DBG

May Meeting

Bjorn Bjornholm of Eisei-en will present. More details to follow.


Tuesday, March 7th, 7pm
Sturm Auditorium DBG

Conifers for the Rock Garden and Smaller Landscapes

This presentation by Kirk Fieseler will cover grafting and propagation techniques, as well as the types trees he grows. A small number of trees will be available for purchase at the meeting.

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Tues February 7th, 7pm


Presented by 2023 Artist of the Year Dan Wiederrecht


May 4th, May 13th, May 28th, & June 6th

Kusamono/Ceramics Workshop Series

See RMBS member email for more information,


Saturday, April 15th, 10am-2pm
Bonsai Pavillion DBG

Repotting Workshop

(Weather Dependent)

Tom Anglewicz will host the annual repotting workshop, free to RMBS members in good-standing. This is an opportunity to learn about correct procedures for repotting trees into bonsai containers. RSVP with Tom Anglewicz.


Monday, February  27th, 7pm

Collecting Native Trees

Mike Britten is an experienced collector of native material. The presentation will cover the legal and ethical considerations of collecting, tools and techniques, and after care.


Tues January 3rd, 7pm

January Meeting

Members Discussion:
Review the past year's programs and show planning for the future.

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