Championing the Art, Craft and Heart 
of Japanese Gardens in USA and Canada

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There are over 250 Japanese gardens in North America. We encounter them as havens of beauty and tranquility,as cultural and historic landscapes and places for natural healing.

Since 2011, the North American Japanese Garden Association (NAJGA) has been promoting the welfare of these gardens and the people who love and care for them through education and advocacy.  

"It's All In the Details"

Skills Development Workshop & Garden Education Tour

August 7 to 8, 2015 - Minneapolis / St. Paul. Minnesota

Learn what it takes to elevate the level and maintain the high quality of your Japanese garden all year-round. See the Japanese garden with new and discerning eyes through an educational visit to four Japanese gardens in the Minnesota area.  


The 2014-2015 NAJGA Journal Is Now Available!


Latest Press Releases and Feature Stories: 

Five Minnesota Japanese Gardens To Be Featured In Skills Workshop & Garden Tour

"Centennial Gardens:" Excerpts from the 2014-2015 NAJGA Journal

NAJGA Supports Amicable Resolution of Hannah Carter Japanese Garden Dispute

Reflections on the 2014 NAJGA Conference - Graham Hardman, Japanese Garden Society

Get your copy today of the 2014-2015 NAJGA Journal.  The Journal is provided free to members and we are also offering it to non-members. To avail of additional copies or to order as a non-member, please click HERE in or e-mail us at info@najga.org.    

The Journal features stories celebrating the centennial anniversary of several well-loved Japanese gardens across the continent. A couple of articles on the Japanese gardens in the Manzanar National Historic Site also provide a thoughtful perspective on these gardens as they relate to the history of the last 100 years. For the more hands-on gardening enthusiast, the Journal takes on a range of maintenance topics related to garden ponds, based on the actual experience of several public Japanese gardens.   

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