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Features and Announcements
JGarden Newsletter: Vol. 4, No. 1

Contact: info@jgarden.org
Last Updated: 5/2/2004



Welcome to the Volume 4, Number 1 of the JGarden.org Newsletter.


TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • GARDEN of the MONTH
  • JGARDEN NEWS
    • JOJG Announces 2003 Shiosai Results
    • Morikami Seeks New Garden Supervisor
    • Fourth International Symposium Update
    • New Tea House Site by Marc Peter Keane
  • NEW and UPDATED GARDENS
  • OTHER NEW JGarden Material
  • UPCOMING EVENTS


GARDEN of the MONTH:
This is the seventeenth in the series of photos of North American gardens. This time we're in San Diego. (http://www.jgarden.org/gardens.asp?ID=262).



JGARDEN NEWS
JOJG Announces 2003 Shiosai Results - The Journal of Japanese Gardening has generously allowed us to reprint their 2003 Shiosai garden survey results. This annual survey is an effort to identify the finest, high quality garden in Japan. The top 20 nominated by several dozen experts are highlighted here, and they include several gardens you have probably never heard of. Read more about it at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=71.

Morikami Seeks New Garden Supervisor - The Morikami Museum and Gardens (Morikami Museum, Delray Beach) is seeking a new Japanese Gardens Supervisor. More info at http://www.jgarden.org/features.asp?ID=79.

Fourth International Symposium Update - The 4th International Symposium of Japanese Gardens is coming together. The Symposium, years in the planning, will be held in Seattle August 28-30 with some optional tours on August 31-Sept 2. The schedule is packed with lectures, workshops and discussion panels from Takeo Uesugi, Koichi Kobayashi, James Thomas, Makoto Suzuki, Terry Welch, Jun Takeda, Ryusuke Onishi, Tsutomu Akamatsu, Marc Peter Keane, Takenosuke Tatsui, Richard Haag, Makoto Nakamura, Masa Mizuno, Naoe Suzuki, Shoji and Tak Yamada, Don Brooks, James Thomas, Christian Tschumi, Noritaka Tashiro, Katsutoyo Shiina, Masao Igarashi, Kendall Brown, Hiro Okusa, Masami Sugimoto, Ronald Hironaka, Ron Herman, Larry Rosenwig, Tom Kuykendall, Kristin Berry, Tom Wheeler, Ian Simpkins, and Kazuo Mitsuhashi. For more information, see the online announcement.

New Tea House Web Site by Marc Peter Keane - Marc Peter Keane's seminar on tea culture, architecture and gardens at Cornell University has been turned into a web site on the history of tea culture and includes plans for an experimental, contemporary teahouse built on the Cornell campus. Read more about<



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