NAJGA Event Reviews

I love the Japanese Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens! Most every Thursday morning I can be found volunteering with our Head Gardener, raking, weeding, pruning, planting . . . doing whatever needs doing. About a year ago I became a docent. Getting to show our...

Tsunami Memorial Garden

Invitation to probably the  most memorable travel to Japan, 2017 You are invited to join a select group of people to participate in assisting to build a memorial Japanese Garden to commemorate victims of the tsunami/earthquake of March 11, 2011 in Tohoku, Japan and...
North American Japanese Garden Association  & Descanso Gardens Host Southern California  Symposium and Garden Tour

North American Japanese Garden Association & Descanso Gardens Host Southern California Symposium and Garden Tour

2-day Event To Celebrate 50-Year Anniversary of Japanese Garden in Descanso  and Features Five Asian Gardens in Southern California Descanso Gardens, La Canada Flintridge, CA – On January 14 and 15, 2017, experts in horticulture, history and design will discuss and...
Uncovering a Garden Plot and a Family Story

Uncovering a Garden Plot and a Family Story

By Greg Kitajima NAJGA member Greg Kitajima helps uncover history in a Japanese internment camp garden plot in Colorado and opens a door to his own family’s story as a Japanese-American.  I had not looked through the schedule of speakers at the 2016 North...