Visit some of the prominent Japanese-style public gardens in the Twin Cities area and a Sukiya-style garden at a private residence. The two public gardens we will visit are The Japanese Garden at Normandale and Carleton College's Japanese Garden Jo Ryo En. Learn how local conditions have been adapted to honor traditional Japanese garden principles in a far north climate. Prominent Japanese Garden specialist John Powell, who has rendered professional consultation and services to each of the gardens, will lead the tour.
Our stops include:
The Japanese Garden at Normandale
Carleton College’s Japanese Garden Jo Ryo En
Private Residence Japanese Garden