Join Anderson Japanese Gardens Curator and Head of Horticulture Tim Gruner for a walking tour featuring the gardens’ architecture from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, May 23.
Participants will be able to experience a “behind-the-scenes” tour of the various structures that comprise the award-winning garden.
The tour will provide participants with detailed information about the Guest House, Tea House, gates, bridges and more.
Gruner will provide a history of the gardens’ architecture, discuss Sukiya-style and its function, and explain construction techniques used to build the structures.
The tour is limited to 12 participants and registration is required. Cost is $30 for non-members and $25 for members.
Reservations can be made by calling Sara at (815) 316-3307. Anderson Japanese Gardens is at 318 Spring Creek Road, Rockford.
Posted May 15, 2013