Basic membership
The Individual plan gives you free access to our member’s workshop, subscription to the DIBK Gazette as well as priority drawing access to any lottery event. Renewable annually.

Family membership
The Family plan gives your entire family free access to our member’s workshop, a subscription to the DIBK Gazette as well as priority drawing access to any lottery event. Renewable annually.

The mission of DIBK is to promote the learning and appreciation of bonsai in Southern California and throughout the world. From it’s inception, DIBK has always been a teaching club and we strive to educate as well as showcase our membership in every event we produce. Your support, through membership dues and donations are invaluable to the success of our mission.

• Monthly meetings, seminars and lectures – DIBK brings in knowledgable guest demonstrators from throughout California and the United States, to educate and inspire bonsai artists of all skill levels.

• Live streaming of lectures, critiques and demonstrations – Through various social media platforms, we strive to produce high quality streaming video content where people from around the world can learn techniques from talented bonsai artists in real time.

• Special Masters Series events – Bringing in top-tier bonsai talent to Southern California for exclusive lectures, demonstrations and workshops for DIBK members.

• Monthly workshops – Where both beginning and advanced DIBK members can learn the proper techniques to creating beautiful, healthy  bonsai.

• Exhibitions – Every year, DIBK produces our annual Exhibition & Sale, as well as participating in other local club and organization exhibitions, where our club and its members best trees are proudly displayed.

• Field trips – Tour the collections of established local bonsai artists and members. DIBK Members can learn growing techniques and see how other artists care for and display their collections.

• Buying Trips – DIBK members enjoy specially arranged group visits to nurseries throughout California, to view and acquire developed and pre-bonsai specimen.

• Auctions – Provides DIBK members the opportunity to acquire fantastic bonsai material at great prices.


You can also pay your dues in person at the next club meeting, or by mailing your check to:

CJ Harmatz
827 East Marshall Place Long Beach, CA 90807


Thank you for your support!