Journals #2- #6

Journal # 6 -Japanese Gardens in the Modern Era- Ogawa Jihei VII -A Musical Composer and a Karesansui Gardener Join Forces -A Garden of Pleasure and Delight: The History and Restoration of Cowden Japanese Garden, Scotland Journal # 5 -Japanese Gardens in Europe:...

A Gardener’s Journey

by David Rettig Lead Horticulturist, Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park   Armed with a list of gardens to visit from Hoichi Kurisu, I was sent by Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park to Japan. I was planning to meet up with gardeners that I worked...

Reflection: Kyoto Intensive Seminar

by Ayse Pogue Senior Horticulturist, Chicago Botanic Garden In 2016, I had the amazing opportunity to spend two weeks in Kyoto, Japan attending the Japanese Garden Intensive Seminar offered by the Research Center for Japanese Garden Art & Historical Heritage. ...

How to Capture Japanese Gardens in Pictures

by Ekaterina Georgieva My love for Japanese gardens started more than 10 years ago; and, I believe it’s always been the best food for my favorite hobby, photography.  It is my greatest pleasure to share my pictures, get more people to know about Japanese gardens, and...