Reference information on gardens, suppliers and organizations mentioned in this blog on our May-June 2012 and October 2012 trips, September-October 2013 trip, September 2014 trip, April 2015 Japan trip, May-June 2015 Canada trip, June-July 2015 Portland, Washington DC, Chicago, San Diego trip, August 2015 Michigan trip, March 2016 Florida and New York trip, October 2016 Japan trip.

North American Japanese Garden Association

Japanese Garden Research Network

Japanese Gardening Organization (if you are interested, there is a membership Forum for gardeners where amateurs and professionals are able to chat about a wide range of subjects. The organization also maintains a Facebook page.)

Takeo Uesugi Associates

Grand Hyatt Atlanta (former Hotel Nikko)

Atlanta Botanical Garden

The Carter Center

Lush Life Home and Garden

The Westervelt Company

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

A Japanese Garden for New Orleans – Yakumo Nihon Teien

Imahara’s Botanical Garden

Kumamoto-En at the San Antonio Botanical Garden

Tea garden at Brackenridge Park

Taniguchi garden at the Zilker Botanical Garden

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Weatherford Gardens

Metro Maples

Seiwa-En at Missouri Botanical Garden

Please note: The renovation of several features in the Missouri Botanical Garden Japanese Garden began in November 2013. Construction work — repair or replacement of the bridges, waterfalls, and pumping systems — was expected to be completed by spring of 2014. Part of this 14-acre garden was closed to the public while construction was underway.

Anderson Japanese Gardens

Rosecrance in Rockford

Hoichi Kurisu, Kurisu International

Rotary Botanical Gardens (Note: we didn’t get to see this one.)

Chicago Botanic Garden: Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden also called Sansho-en

Osaka Garden at Jackson Park now known as The Garden of the Phoenix

Denver Botanic Gardens

Western Colorado Botanic Gardens

Hida Tool

UC Berkeley Botanical Garden

Lake Merritt Japanese Garden

San Francisco Japan Town

Japanese Tea Garden at Golden Gate Park

Strybing Arboretum (Note: Now known as the San Francisco Botanical Garden. We didn’t get to see this one.)

Japanese Cultural & Community Center in Los Angeles

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles Hompa Hongwanji Buddhist Temple

Los Angeles Higashi Hoganji Buddhist Temple

Sasebo Japanese Garden in Albuquerque

Rho Ho En in Phoenix



Boston Museum of Fine Arts


Shoyoan Teien at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut


Brooklyn Botanical Garden


Isamu Noguchi studio, gallery and garden in Long Island City, New York


John P. Humes Japanese Garden, near Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York


Shofuso Japanese House and Garden, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Longwood Gardens


Maymont Estate and Gardens, Richmond, Virginia


Hillwood Estate and Japanese garden, Washington D.C.


Japan Society, New York City, New York



Paris, France

Promenade Plantée

Jardin des Plantes


Isamu Noguchi garden at UNESCO

Parc Andre Citroen

Albert Kahn

(second site has Google map)

Parc Monceau

Jardin des Bambous du Parc de la Villette


Giverny, France

Claude Monet

London, England

Kew Gardens

Kyoto Gardens in Holland Park




Nikka Yuko in Lethbridge, Alberta

Nitobe Memorial Garden on the campus of UBC, Vancouver, B.C.

Momiji Gardens in Vancouver, B.C., second link has internment history

Butchart Gardens on Vancouver Island, Victoria, B.C., second like provides a little more information on the Japanese garden, which dates to 1906

The Inn at Laurel Point, Victoria, B.C., harbor front Japanese garden

The David Foster Harbor Pathway, Victoria, B.C., second link refers to Japanese friendship bell from Morioka


Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens



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  1. This list was prepared before we left for our garden journey. We were unable to visit two gardens on this list: the Rotary garden in Janesville Wisconsin, and the Strybing Arboretum AKA the San Francisco Botanical Garden. In addition to this listing, we were able to visit two temple gardens, two private residential gardens and one private corporate garden which do not have URLs.

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