Category : Horticulture

Behind the Scenes

The AJG Horticultural Team has been working for several weeks preparing the Garden for the 2019 season. Maintaining the shape and scale of the trees is critical for presenting the highest quality Japanese gardens. Greg Afman, Maintenance Supervisor and Project Manager for Kurisu International, explains the time-intensive process of maintaining AJG’s collection of finely pruned pines.

Bright Ones, Dull Ones

  Bright Ones, Dull Ones   So many colors In the garden, in fall More even than spring, I think   Fall is heaven, the harvest Is death, death is heaven Followed by winter, the cold, The white   White will blanket But before the blanket, The dance, The Fall, The explosion   Of yellow, orange, red, pink The flames, The blazing sunset Dramatic, glorious   Tempered By the quiet, steady evergreens Who do not mind Are not disturbed   […]

Where are the Spring Flowers?

April (Snow) Showers Will Bring May Flowers Green. It’s the color all of us want to see now, right? Not white. So, how is all this snow going to impact our spring? Is it going to ruin our spring flowers? The good news is not one bit. We are still prepping for our 2018 season opening on Friday, April 27. The blooms will just be a bit later this year. About 4 weeks later than last year, according to the […]