The Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society (RMBS) is a plant society affiliated with the Denver Botanic Gardens. It was founded in 1975 with a lineage to the Denver Bonsai Club founded in 1945. Please go to the history tab for more information about the society’s unique past.
RMBS monthly meetings are typically on the first Tuesday of each month starting at 7:00 p.m. and held at the Denver Botanic Gardens’ Plant Society Building. Non-Members are welcome at the monthly meetings. Nine months of the year, members meet on the last Saturday of the month at various members’ homes / bonsai gardens. Since 1973, on the Fathers’ Day weekend, RMBS has held a 3 day bonsai exhibition at the Denver Botanic Gardens to display some of its member’s best bonsai trees for the public’s enjoyment. Please go to the calendar tab for more information.
Saturday, JUN 15th thru Sunday, JUN 16th | 44th Annual Bonsai Show | Denver Botanic Gardens' Outdoor Courtyard - 1007 York St. Denver, CO 80206 | Public is Invited to Enjoy the Show | On Friday, JUN 14th RMBS will be setting up the show. Later in the evening a semi-formal reception will be held and the award for Artist of the Year will be presented. | This is a Member Only and Invited Guest Event.
Saturday, JUN 29th | Visiting Artist Mr. Ryan Neal | Denver Botanic Gardens' West Terrace - 1007 York St. Denver, CO | This is a Member Only and Registered Member Workshop Event | The bonsai tree analysis goes from 9:00am to 11:30am. Ryan's workshop for registered workshop RMBS members begins at 1:00pm and goes to 5:00pm. The workshop is held in the DBG's Plant Society Building.