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...

Featured Garden: Memphis Botanic Garden

by Robin D. Howell, Curator of Japanese and Asian Gardens The Memphis Botanic Garden has a long history, since it was established in 1953. Initially the botanic garden was known as the Gardens of Audubon Park, until the name was changed to the Memphis Botanic Garden...