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Living with Nature – Exploring gardens and flowers – LA, 6/11/11

Living with Nature

“The Aurora Foundation in coordination with the JACCC offers another inspiring workshop as part of their Japanese Culture and Language Program.

Dr. Takeo Uesugi will cover the history and characteristics of Japanese Garden in comparison to Chinese and Korean gardens. Participants will learn about uniquely Japanese garden philosophy and elements by touring the James Irvine Japanese Garden. Not only will they explore how these elements are applied to the landscape design, but how they can be further applied to our lives.

Perfect for a wide range of garden enthusiasts and nature lovers!”

  • WHERE: Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
    244 South San Pedro Street (between 2nd and 3rd Streets)
    Los Angeles, CA 90012
  • WHEN: Saturday, 6/11/11, 1-4pm
  • HOW MUCH: Unknown; contact Yoko Pusavat at AuroraFoundation@usa.net or (323) 882-6545
  • MORE INFO: http://jaccc.org/aurora.php

Exploring the Japanese Garden: Tree Trimming

Exploring the Japanese Garden: Tree Trimming

“Tree trimming specialist Dennis Makishima has pruned over 10,000 trees, conducted 200 pruning projects, and taught 500 workshops across the United States and abroad. Makishima will show audience members the “Way of the Maple” as he shares his craft of tree trimming and of balancing nature with horticultural science, as well as the creative process.

This program is suitable for beginning tree trimmers, trimming aficionados, and Japanese garden fans alike.”