rmcnargs logoWelcome to the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society

The Rocky Mountain Chapter, organized in 1976, is one of 35 chapters of the North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS).  Most members of our chapter live along the eastern base of Colorado's Rocky Mountains - a unique area for cultivating alpines and other rock garden plants.  The climate, altitude, sunlight and soils of the Front Range are conducive to growing a wide spectrum of rock alpine plants from around the world. 

Upcoming 2022 Events:

 Click here to see details of the 2022 Symposium as graciously provided by Marilynn Mueller


Some Past Events:

More on the EVENTS page.  Please note Friday will be open to members only and Saturday and Sunday open to the public.

  • Friday, April 22 - Members Sale 5pm to 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 23 - General Public Sale 9 am to 5 pm
  • Sunday, April 24 - General Public Sale 9 am to 4 pm



Additionally,  RMCNARGS has a YouTube Video Channel with many videos highlighting amazing flora, astounding trips, and members accomplishments.  Our most current trip video highlights  Rod Haenni present a video on Patagonia, with photography by Glenn Guentenberg and Patrice Van Vleet.

 Go to PATAGONIA video

This chapter, with nearly 300 members, welcomes new rock gardeners.  The group includes novices as well as professional and skilled amateur rock gardeners, botanists, horticulturists, plant propagators, garden designers, professional flower and garden photographers, artists, and writers. To learn more about us, visit our “About Us” page.