please note: this gate has been replaced with new bamboo slats in 2011. In 2009 Carole Meckes restored the original gate with aged pieces of bamboo that came from Avery Island, Louisiana. The following pictures show the restoration of the original gate: Taniguchi Gate Bamboo Restoration Project - with full captions
Lotus plants in the"A" pond at the Taniguchi Japanese Garden surrounded by bamboo on the hillside.
Taniguchi Japanese Garden Bamboo Grove Grooming - 3rd Saturday of the month
Come to the Texas Bamboo Society (TBS) Meeting Dates on the third Saturday of each month at Taniguchi Japanese Garden, Zilker Botanical Garden from 10 am to 1 pm. Bring a saw, hand clippers and loppers and learn about taking care of the different species of bamboo as you become part of the Taniguchi Revitalization Project.
November 2007: Here are some pictures of the Stream Project in the Taniguchi Japanese Garden showing the Austin Pond Society fulfilling the wishes of the Texas Bamboo Society and repairing the leaks in the stream just above the bamboo display beds. Many thanks to the Austin Pond Society for their great assistance!
The new trail, called "Lauren's Trail" in the Taniguchi Japanese Garden at Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, TX is now completed.
This is an ADA accessible path joining the Rose Garden to the Tea House. Here are some pictures of the trail when it was under construction... Learn more about Lauren's Trail here