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...

Japanese Gardening and Road Tripping to Alberta

by Tom Dufala NAJGA members Tom and Laura Dufala combined an educational experience in Japanese gardening with a road trip to remember from the Pacific Northwest to the Canadian Rockies and back.   It was a gorgeous, autumnal journey crossing the Canadian Rockies to...
Mission Accomplished in Lethbridge

Mission Accomplished in Lethbridge

By Leona Jacobs On 2016 September 16-17, the North American Japanese Garden Association held its regional conference in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. It was a small and intimate conference that discussed Japanese gardens using the local Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden as an...