Friday, March 26, 2010

Future Cherry Blossom Grove

We foresee a day when lovely cherry blossoms surround the entire basin of Mirror Lake. Each tree planted requires five hundred dollars to support it through perpetuity. The planting of the tree is only the first step in creating and maintaining the cherry blossom grove.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Gardners At Work

In the summer of 2008 Mr.Uemura, a master Landscape Archetect from Kanazawa came to Buffalo with Mr. Ura and Mr. Naka to consult with the Olmsted Conservancy staff in the Japanese Garden.  Here they demonstrate Japanese style pruning to Abi Echevarrhea, The Japanese Garden's local foreman and Zone Gardener.   

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Lanterns and Pagoda

The Kotoji lantern is the signature lantern of the world famous Kenrokuen in Buffalo's sister city Kanazawa Japan. The lanterns in our garden are replicas that were gifts to Buffalo from Kanazawa.