Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ventura California Master Gardeners join the fun at Lili`uokalani Gardens

The fifth monthly volunteer work day will be held at Lili`uokalani Gardens tomorrow (Saturday, September 27) from 8 a.m. to noon.

Friends of Lili`uokalani Gardens and East Hawai`i Master Gardeners will be joined by 21 Master Gardeners from Ventura, California, here touring agriculture related sites on Hawai`i Island and desirous of providing some community service.

Ten members of the Fukushima Kenjin-kai also are slated to participate in the four-hour clean up at Hilo’s historic Japanese garden.

For more information, contact Friends of Lili`uokalani Gardens president Bill Eger, 969-1234.

photo by Bill Eger

photo by Bill Eger

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more news about NAJGA in Chicago in October

This link posted above is to a North American Japanese Garden Association newsletter, which has more news about the up and coming international conference in Chicago in mid-October.

The Chicago Botanic Garden is a wonderful host. Specialized workshops and tours will be held pre- and post-convention in the Chicago and Rockford area.

For more information, contact the North American Japanese Garden Association (NAJGA) at, tel (503) 222 1194. On-site and one-day registrations are also available.

north end of Osaka Garden

The Palace of Fine Arts for the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition is now the Museum of Science and Industry. This view is from Garden of the Phoenix, the site of a 2014 pre-convention workshop on moss.
(photo by Bill F. Eger)

bridge with seasonal floral display

Chicago Botanic Garden: the entry bridge between the Visitor Center and the Crescent Garden in fall

a cool woodland

a cool woodland with azalea hillside (photo by Bill F. Eger)

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NAJGA Conference in Chicago in October

This video previews one of Dr. David Slawson’s talking points for his forthcoming skills development workshop happening as part of the 2014 NAJGA biennial conference at the Chicago Botanic Garden this October 16-18:

Go to the NAJGA web site for more information on the conference, speakers, workshops, hands-on training sessions, and tours.
NAJGA Conference 2014

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