Thursday, October 05, 2017

Bedraggled Bonsai Rescue

The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco, California. Photograph: Alamy

There are about 500 Japanese-style gardens across the globe with dozens in dire need of help after years of neglect. To avoid national embarrassment Tokyo has targeted some 40 traditional gardens in need of rescue. A team of Japanese experts will be sent to the worst-affected sites, starting with a five-person team travelling to Romania and California this year.

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4 comments:

xoxoxoBruce said...

I have a Cape Cod style house, I wonder if the people/government of Cape Cod will come paint it to save embarrassment?

The Nag said...

Americans elected Trump president. Obviously they have a high embarrassment threshold.

xoxoxoBruce said...

It’s a trick, a slight of hand, amuse/horrify the world, while the movers and shakers drain the wealth of the world behind the curtain.

The Nag said...

Ah so!