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

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… to ensure the sustainability, enduring value and social impact of Japanese gardens in North America.

Japanese gardens are havens of beauty and tranquility, cultural and historic landscapes, and places for natural healing. The North American Japanese Garden Association promotes these gardens and the people who love and care for them through education and advocacy.  Learn more HERE.

Be a Part of NAJGA

Members of The North American Japanese Gardens Association are part of a talented & unique group promoting Japanese gardens & the people who love & care for them through education and advocacy. We welcome you & look forward to working together for our common goals!

NAJGA Events & Workshops

NAJGA offers national & regional sharing & networking opportunities, professional training, conferences & symposia to sustain & support the field of Japanese gardening.  These include lectures & hands-on workshops focusing on the regional resources of the event location.

NAJGA Journal

The Journal of the North American Japanese Garden Association (NAJGA) is an annual publication about Japanese gardens written by  garden staff and gardening professionals.  Each issue offers content for every level of interest in Japanese Gardens.  The Journals are a benefit of membership with NAJGA.

Japanese Garden Finder

Find Japanese gardens in North American using this search tool.  The database includes map & directions along with information, history & photos of each garden.  Hours, fees & other information is also included.  The database provides several ways to search for gardens.



Learn about the benefits of membership.

Many gardens are closed because of COVID-19. Click here for a list of gardens & view their status. 

Stay connected to your local garden through their website or social media sites and visit our resource page to enjoy Japanese gardens from home. 

We also invite you to share ideas, seek advice or brainstorm with the larger Japanese garden community in our Forums

                                Anderson Japanese Gardens 
                               Rockford, Illinois