A kinder, healthier and more beautiful world
through Japanese gardens.
NAJGA seeks to ensure the sustainability, enduring value and social impact of Japanese gardens in North America for generations to come through the following:
Information sharing and networking opportunities
Professional training and development
Public education, conferences and symposia
Research and scholarly activity
Advocacy and public relations
KEY OPERATING PRINCIPLES
- To acknowledge the diversity of the field that includes professional public garden managers, gardeners, designers, contractors, independent business owners, academics, students, cultural arts practitioners and individuals affiliated with public gardens including board members or others with a passion for the art form.
- To appreciate the essential grassroots nature of the field through a decentralized organizational approach that recognizes regional requirements.
- To respect existing North American perspectives while fostering greater connectivity and exchange with Japanese expertise through an affiliation with our Japanese Consortium Partners.