Dr. Takeo Uesugi, internationally renowned Japanese landscape architect and kunsho recipient, dies

Rev. Dr. Takeo Uesugi, an internationally renowned Japanese landscape architect, professor emeritus at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, and Tenrikyo Church minister, passed away peacefully Jan. 26, 2016 after a courageous bout with cancer. He was 75. “Takeo Uesugi was one of the most important makers of Japanese gardens in North America over the last forty […]

Get Green this Weekend

Got no plans for the upcoming weekend? With apologies for being so last-minute on this, here are a couple activities to get you into the environmental swing of things: For my people in Chicago, the Chicago Botanic Garden is hosting a bonsai show and accompanying lecture to “celebrate the winter season in the Japanese tradition.” […]