Here's a glimpse of the future courtyard that will bear Landwave's plants:
This is a remarkable undertaking and the head of the horticulture sub-committee, Jan Whitner, is ecstatic about the upcoming year as artisans from Chongqing and Sichuan will be arriving to work on the courtyard and planting may begin as early as this fall!
For more information about the garden and how you may be able to contribute, visit their website. They have a work party coming up on April 18th that should be fun and productive.
In fund-raising efforts for the first ever Sichuan style Chinese Garden outside of China, I contributed my time and Chinese-native plants for a container design to the highest bidder in an auction that took place last fall.
I think it turned out well: