Hear from Bend Pine Nursery reps who spent a month in Japan studying gardens.
Fred Swisher and Sarah Whipple spent a month in Japan last January visiting gardens throughout the country. During their presentation they will discuss incorporating Japanese concepts and features in Central Oregon Gardens.
Fred Swisher runs the landscape portion of Bend Pine nursery and his partner Sarah Whipple operates the nursery portion. Both have studied the concepts of Japanese Gardens in Japan as well as at the Portland Japanese Gardens.
This program is sponsored in part by JASCO. JASCO, the Japanese-American Society of Central Oregon, is a social group that has been gathering and enjoying the company of Japanese-Americans from throughout the region and across generations since 2007.