The First Lady mentions Keiji in her new book!

Michelle Obama’s new book, America Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, features the 611 Walker Container Gardens, known as City Gardens, instigated by Keiji Asakura.

“For years, the only thing outside the Bob Lanier Public Works Building in Houston, Texas, was concrete. That changed in June 2010, when landscape architect Keiji Asakura, Urban Harvest director Mark Bowen, and Laura Spanjian, Houston’s director of sustainability, joined together to establish a container garden in the heart of the city’s downtown.” See more in the image below…

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