Daily Archives: July 21, 2008

History and horticulture meet at Bainbridge Gardens

I’ve been to Bainbridge Gardens a dozen or so times. I knew it had history, but I didn’t know so much of it was still alive, growing in quiet spots throughout the nursery.

For 50 Years, Bainbridge Gardens Has Been a Labor of One Man’s Love
By Tristan Baurick

They’re slower and a little stiffer than they used to be, but Junkoh Harui’s hands are his most prized heirlooms.

They’ve threaded miles of irrigation pipe, shaped hundreds of bonsais and rebuilt Bainbridge Gardens, a nursery that has become one of the island’s most storied landmarks.

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