Events Calendar


Naoko will be giving talks at the following dates:




Reviews on the 'Cherry' Ingram book


The Guardian --'Cherry' Ingram by Naoko Abe review--an obsession with Japan's blossoms....   by ---- click here to continue


The Spectator --The Englishman Who Saved Japan’s Blossoms by C  click here to continue


 The Economist--The Englishman who helped safeguard Japan's cherry trees--click here to continue


The Financial Times-- A Colossus among the cherry trees   by Robin Lane Fox---click here to continue


The Sunday Times--The man who saved spring --click here to continue 



The Times Scotland--The botanist who saves a tree--- and a nation's soul  -- click here to continue


The Times--’Cherry' Ingram : The Englishman Who Saved Japan's Blossoms by Naoko Abe review--flowers of the Kamikaze---click here to continue


The Daily Telegraph--How one man saved Japanese cherries---click here to continue


The Washington Post-- Yoshino aren't the only cherry out there. It's worth knowing, and growing, these others -by Adrian HIggins     --click here to continue


The WallStreet Journal--' The Sakura Obsession' Review: New Life for a Tree--click here to continue


The Daily Mail ---Glorious eccentric who made Britain Blossom ---click here to continue


The Daily Express--Collngwood Ingram    What would spring be without cheries on top?     click here to continue


The Japan Times --An homage to the British saviour of Japan's cherry blossoms--  click here to continue


The Lady--The man who saved Japanese Cherry Blossoms---click here to continue


The Country Life--Bond of blossoms  The cultural history of the Japanese ornamental cherry tree makes for a gripping read--click here to continue



Natural History Magazine--The Sakura Obsession---click here to continue


The Sunday Express--Set against the narrative arc of Japanese history, ---click here to continue

Booklist --- It's rare for a tree to be so closely associated with a nation's identity--click here to continue


Hastings Independent Press-- The Japanese Connection--click here to continue 


 The Irish News-- Casual Gardener: how Japan's Iconic trees were saved by 'Cherry' aid--- click here to continue


Manhattan Book Review--The Sakura Obsession: The Incredible Story of the Plant Hunter Who Saved Japan's Blossoms--- click here to continue


 Kirkus review-- The story of the connection that linked one man, one flower, and two countries---  click here to continue