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Long Island Horticultural Society

Sunday, May 28, 2023

In the Conference Center at Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY

May 22, 2023: Speaker: Hiroko Uraga-Senese & Gerard Senese

Topic: A demonstration of various Ikebana floral arrangements and speak about the history, background, and philosophy of Japanese Ikebana.

They will also be graciously donating 2 arrangements to our Raffle!

Hiroko is from Shikoku, Japan and met Gerard in NYC in 1992 while attending Baruch College. Hiroko received her Ikebana teaching license in 1985 in the prestigious Misho-Ryu Style of Ikebana while living in Osaka, Japan; and her Sho-Do teaching certificate in 1998 in the elegant Kyoto style of Sho-Do. Hiroko teaches Ikebana (flower arranging) and Sho-Do (Brush writing) at the Ryu Shu Kan and at libraries throughout Long Island.

For more information about the Ryu Shu Kan: Japanese Arts Center in Farmingdale, NY please see the document here.

Doors open at 12:30 

Place Horticultural Competition entries by 1pm

Horticultural Judging from 1pm to 1:30 pm

1:30 to 2pm LIHS Business

Speaker starts at 2pm

After speaker presentation concludes Raffles & Refreshments.

Dates for Upcoming Meetings:  June 25, September 17, October 15

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