Bonsai Specimen Exhibit

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Featuring bonsai specimens generously shared by our friends from Denver Botanic Gardens and Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society, this stunning bonsai exhibit features 12 different specimens for public viewing. The exhibit will be located on Aisle 3, with each unique bonsai species labeled for further learning.

Creating Colorful Xeriscapes

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Selecting the plants you would like to use in a Xeriscape is one thing, knowing how to create colorful and useful spaces with them is another. In this class, Craig will cover 7 distinctive xeric garden spaces in my yard. We will go over the plants used, as well as show you how he placed […]

Blooming Streptocarpus Sale with the Rocky Mountain Streptocarpus Society

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Discover beautiful flowering streptocarpus and other unique gesneriads brought to you by the passionate hobbyists who grow them best! Our friends from the Rocky Mountain Streptocarpus Society will share with you all you need to know for success. These collector plants run out the door quickly, so be sure to come early for the best […]

Rikka Arrangement

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by Ikenobo Colorado Chapter. In honor of Tagawa Gardens’ 40th Anniversary Celebration, the official Ikenobo Colorado Chapter will be graciously creating and displaying a traditional rikka arrangement at Tagawa Gardens. The arranging process will begin on Saturday, August 13 around 9:00am. As you enjoy the morning at the garden center, stop by to […]

Viewing Bonsai like an Expert

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society. Larry Jackel will help you develop an “expert’s eye” when viewing and experiencing bonsai.

Live Koto & Flute Music

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by Koto Colorado. Playing both traditional and contemporary pieces, enjoy the sounds of Japanese koto and accompanying instruments as you explore our Japanese-inspired bonsai and kokedama exhibits on Aisle 3.

Falconry with HawkQuest

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

In a very special presentation in honor of Tagawa Gardens’ 40th Anniversary, our long-time friends from HawkQuest will share the remarkable history of falconry in the Orient. Learn about the ornate falconry hoods and training apparatus used by falconers. Meet a golden eagle, peregrine falcon, red-tailed hawk, and a harris hawk – and watch an […]

Japanese Table Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by Sho-fu-kai of Denver Botanic Gardens Limit: 30 guests | No fee, but please register here. In this special table demonstration of a Japanese tea ceremony, glimpse a tradition dearly held in Japanese culture. Please register to reserve your seat for this special experience. (No tea samples.)

Art of Origami Workshop

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by the Japan America Society of Colorado. Limit: 20 guests | Participants must be middle school age or older | No fee, but please register here. With thoughtful, step-by-step instruction, learn the careful folds of traditional to contemporary origami. During this hands-on class, you will also learn the special story behind 1,000 Cranes. […]

Styling a Bonsai

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by Rocky Mountain Bonsai Society. Paul Koenning will teach the techniques of wiring and pruning to develop a beautiful bonsai.

Art of Ikenobo Ikebana Demonstration

Tagawa Gardens 7711 S. Parker Road, Centennial, CO

Generously presented by the Ikenobo Colorado Chapter. Limit: 50 guests | No fee, but please register here. Experience the history and culture behind traditional Ikenobo Ikebana flower arranging. During the demonstration, four arrangements will be made, displaying the history of ikebana from the 4th Century.