With the spring winds, thoughts of bonsai fanciers in New Mexico turn to the annual Mother’s Day Show. This year it will be May 12-13 at the Albuquerque Botanical Garden. The “Ancient Art of Bonsai” show will wrap up the Rio Grande Botanic Garden’s spring indoor show season co-sponsored by the Albuquerque Bonsai Club. The bonsai show will be held in the Garden Showroom.
Members of the club will be show their best bonsai of different styles and species of trees. Local varieties such as Alligator Juniper, Mountain Mahogany, Piñon, Sage Brush and certain herbs work well in New Mexico for the culture of bonsai.
Questions will be answered enthusiastically by long-time members who are actively engaged in growing Bonsai. Morning and afternoon demonstrations will be performed and an educational table will be set up to show the stages of development in creating bonsai.The Bonsai Show is included with regular admission.
Call (505) 848-7148 for more information.