Todd Schlafer - First Branch Bonsai

 Tood Schlafer

Todd is a bonsai professional from the United States.  His business, First Branch Bonsai is located in Denver Colorado and specializes in collected native American bonsai species.  Todd is well known for his Colorado Blue Spruce, but he regularly collects and works other native species on a regular basis.
  Todd studies under American Bonsai Professional Ryan Neil of Bonsai Mirai, the first westerner apprentice of the famed bonsai master Masahiko Kimura.  In 2017 Todd quite his full time job to pursue his love of bonsai full time.  Since 2017 Todd has been traveling the country doing demos and classes.  Todd now offers classes at his nursery in Colorado while still touring the country.
 Todd will be our guest artist at our 2021 Bonsai & Brisket event on September 25, 2021.  The event is free and will be a great time to learn, shop, socialize and fill your belly.