Anderson Japanese Gardens is located in Rockford, Illinois at 518 Spring Creek Road. The Garden has been in operation since
1978, and was founded by Rockford businessman John Anderson after he visited the Portland Japanese Garden. The selection
of trees, rocks and the placement of the garden paths was arranged by Master craftsman Hoichi Kurisu. Contact the Gardens at 815-229-9390, or visit their website at the following link: Anderson Japanese Gardens.
On May 21, 2015, Peter gave a talk on Koi and Japanese Culture at the Gardens. To obtain a copy of this talk, please click on the following link. The PDF is quite large, so please be patient while it is loading: