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Water in the Japanese Garden

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In conjunction with the exhibition Landscaping America: Beyond the Japanese Garden, the National Museum presents a four-part series of gardening demonstrations led by horticultural experts.

PART 3
Dr. Vergil Hettick, curator, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach, explores aspects of water in Japanese gardens including its use as a source of meditative inspiration. Topics include pre-industrial water effects in Japan, modern circulatory pumps, water recycling and filtration, and the Japanese influence on modern reflective ponds. This demonstration will feature a sample water recycling setup complete with live fish. Single demonstration price: $8 National Museum members, $10 non-members. Series price: $25 National Museum members, $35 non-members. Includes Museum admission. Reservations strongly recommended.

Made possible, in part, by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles and The Boeing Company.

Four-Part Gardening Demonstration Series
July 28 - The Herbal and Healing Garden
August 11 - An Introduction to the Art of Bonsai
August 26 - Water in the Japanese Garden
September 9 - Urban Gardens for Small Spaces: A Container Gardening Demonstration

Sunday, Aug 26, 2007

2:00 PM PDT

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In conjunction with the exhibition Landscaping America: Beyond the Japanese Garden, the National Museum presents a four-part series of gardening demonstrations led by horticultural experts.

PART 3
Dr. Vergil Hettick, curator, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden at California State University, Long Beach, explores aspects of water in Japanese gardens including its use as a source of meditative inspiration. Topics include pre-industrial water effects in Japan, modern circulatory pumps, water recycling and filtration, and the Japanese influence on modern reflective ponds. This demonstration will feature a sample water recycling setup complete with live fish. Single demonstration price: $8 National Museum members, $10 non-members. Series price: $25 National Museum members, $35 non-members. Includes Museum admission. Reservations strongly recommended.

Made possible, in part, by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles and The Boeing Company.

Four-Part Gardening Demonstration Series
July 28 - The Herbal and Healing Garden
August 11 - An Introduction to the Art of Bonsai
August 26 - Water in the Japanese Garden
September 9 - Urban Gardens for Small Spaces: A Container Gardening Demonstration

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