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From BBC radio 4 Book of the weekCollingwood Ingram known "As Cherry After His Defining Life S Work Was Born "Cherry after his defining life s work was born 1880 and lived to a hundred years old witnessing a fraught century of conflict and changeIngram s interest was piued by visits to Japan in 1902 and 1907 and further when he moved to The Grange in Benenden Kent in 1919 and discovered two magnificent cherry trees in the neglected arden of his new family home They remin How did rowing than one variety of flowering cherry tree become a treasonable offenseFrom The Spectator s review Between 1639 and 1853 seeds and scions of flowering cherry trees travelled across Japan to Edo present day Tokyo Each came from the most BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS OF VARIETIES OF TREE FROM THE DIFFERENT specimens of varieties of tree from the different of Japan From mountainous regions came the light pink yama zakura from the chilly climates of Hokkaido and northern Honshu came the crimson Ohyama zakura Mame zakura with their neat skirt like white petals came from Mount Fuji and the rainy Izu islands produced Oshima cherries with large white flowersIn the 1920s 30s cherry trees killed by the Great Kanto Earthuake and pollution were replaced with just a single variety the fast rowing somei yoshino partly due to this species hardiness and partly as a method of propaganda In the lead up to and during the second world war emphasis was placed on the short flowering
life of the increasingly abundant somei yoshino so that the cherry blossom once the mark of a of the increasingly abundant somei yoshino so that the cherry blossom once the mark of a diverse people became a symbol of a conforming unified population willing to die for the emperor While many cherry species began to die out in Japan individualism and free speech were suppressed and restricted too This sounds like a must read I was still waiting for my copy of Cherry Ingram when I came across another Japanese botanicalagricultural story this one about how under Japanese occupation Korea went from multiple varieties of rice to just a few high output white varieties Japanese varieties went from making up 2 to 3 percent of Korea s rice to 90 percent Korea uickly became Japan s breadbasket increasing its rice production by than 250 percent eventually supplying almost 98 percent of Japanese rice imports I sure enjoyed the first half of this immensely but then it Measuring the Subjective Well-Being of Nations got into the war which was too sad and depressing I learned some things I had never heard before and had to uit reading it for a bit Iot back into the book when she went back to telling about cherry trees and three of the oldest one of which is 1500 years old It is almost as old as a bristle cone pine I Let It Bree / Cant Buy Me Louie (Harlequin Duets, greatly admire Ingram and it was so fun reading about him I recommend this for everyone but especially those who love nature andardens I found this book very engaging and informative I think it did a The Solitary Self great job of introducing many of the cherry varieties and Mr Ingrams passion for them without being too technical or verbose I very much enjoyed learning of the many varieties of cherries as much as the The irresistible story of Japanese cherry blossoms threatened by political ideology and saved by an unknown EnglishmanCollingwood Ingram known as ‘Cherry’ for his defining obsession was born in 1880 and lived until he was a hundred witnessing a fraught century of conflict and changeAfter visiting Japan in 1902 and 1907 and discovering two magnificent cherry trees in thearden of his family home in Kent in 1919 Ingram fell in love with cherry blossoms or sakura and dedicated much of his life to their cu.
Naoko Abe ↠ 1 READ & DOWNLOADColor and black and white litter the pages Black and white photos of people and even one of a revered 1500 year old cherry tree being supported in it s old age along with multiple *Distant Views Of A Cherry *views of a cherry in bloom So when you are admiring the magnificence of the springtime blossoming of the cherry trees be it in Washington DC or even in Japan itself remember that the world owes an old English The Ornaments of Life gentleman a debt for all the effort he put into collecting a specific plant2019 107 As an avidardener ok obsessive who had to
seek out flowering cherry trees within a hundred mile radius I loved thisout flowering cherry trees within a hundred mile radius I loved this But this book is far than ardening it s Japanese history and sadly my beloved cherry trees are forever linked to the fleeting lives of youth in war Such a contrast from beauty to death love books that teach me new things but not sure I like what I learned BOTWhttpswwwbbccoukprogrammesm000Description Collingwood Ingram known as Cherry after his defining life s work was born in 1880 and lived to a hundred years old witnessing a
fraught century of conflict and changeIngram s interest was piued by visits tocentury of conflict and changeIngram s interest was piued by visits to in 1902 and 1907 and further when he moved to The Grange in Benenden Kent in 1919 and discovered two magnificent cherry trees in the neglected arden of his new family home They reminded him of his Japanese trips and he fell in love with cherry blossoms or sakura dedicating much of his life to their cultivation and preservationOn a further visit to Japan in 1926 to find new specimens and meet other experts Ingram was shocked to see the loss of local cherry diversity a conseuence of industrialisation and modernisation driven by the need to rebuild after a devastating earthuake which destroyed vast areas of traditional housing There was also an unsettling political undercurrent and pernicious ideology at work A cloned cherry the Somei yoshino was taking over the landscape and becoming the symbol of Japan s expansionist ambitionsFor Ingram the most striking absence from the Japanese cherry scene was that of Taihaku a brilliant La santa anoressia. Digiuno e misticismo dal Medioevo a oggi great white cherry tree A proud example of this treerew in his English Remembering and Repeating garden and he swore to return it to its native home Multiple attempts to send Taihaku scions back to Japan ended in failure but Ingram persisted Over decades he became one of the world s leading cherry experts and shared the joy of sakura both nationally and internationally Every spring we enjoy his legacy Cherry Ingram is a portrait of this little known Englishman a story of Britain and Japan in the twentieth century and an exploration of the delicate blossoms whose beauty is admired around the worldIn Episode 1 the author keeps seeing the name of Collingwood Ingram associated with the preservation of ancient cherries and wants to find out about this fascinating manWritten and translated by Naoko AbeRead by Hattie MorahanAbridged by Isobel Creed and Lizzie DaviesProduced by Lizzie DaviesA Waters Company production for BBC Radio Den and he swore to return it to its native home Multiple attempts to send Taihaku scions back to Japan ended in failure but Ingram persistedOver decades Ingram became one of the world’s leading cherry experts and shared the joy of sakura both nationally and internationally Every spring we enjoy his legacy ‘Cherry’ Ingram is a portrait of this little known Englishman a story of Britain and Japan in the twentieth century and an exploration of the delicate blossoms whose beauty is admired around the wor. Istory of their cultivation and their symbolic meaning for Japan and the world I appreciated the shorter bite sized chapters and the many photographs and illustrations I felt they helped merasp the aesthetics that Ingram and others saw in specific cherries and it was enjoyable to see how my tastes compared with theirs An absolutely brilliant fascinating *book 35 stars rounded up Collingwood Cherry Ingram was an Englishman who developed a passion indeed an obsession with *35 stars rounded up Collingwood Cherry Ingram was an Englishman who developed a passion indeed an obsession with various types of cherry blossom trees He originally started as an ornithologist but became disenchanted with the profession and took to horticulture big
Time And Ended Upand ended up of the world s foremost experts on flowering cherry blossom trees According to the book one of his main claims to fame was being instrumental in reintroducing to Japan some of the obscure or rare species of the tre 20 MAR 2019 a lunchtime listen to recommendation through Laura Many thanks Listen here APR 2019 finished my listening today over lunch hour Very enjoyable Sakura as the decorative flowering cherry trees are called in Japan are widely distributed across the world This is the charming tale of one man s captivation of the Leonardo and the Mona Lisa Story glorious cherry tree and how he became one of the world s foremost experts on the breed Namely Collingwood Ingram a Britishentleman who experienced an unconventional youth and education He adored birds the family had albino birds that ate at the table helping themselves to morsels from every plate but was smitten by Japan in his travels in 1901 1902 Upon buying The Grange in Benenden that he was re introduced to the decorative cherry trees which became a life long obsessionThe author
Does An Excellent Joban excellent job mixing not only Ingram s history but her own while telling of Japan s social connection to the cherry trees Many a feudal lord or daimyo would replace warfare with the creation of Mona Lisa gardens with varieties of cherry trees Hybridization as well as varieties from the different regions created flowers with five or petals of white pink purple red yellow and even areen yellow along with leaves of many colors and shapes Over 400 varieties that would be adapted to mountain beach tropical and Even a natural hybrid would be collected and transferred to the nobility s Fly Away Home (South Africa Series, gardens It was only when Japan opened itself to the world with its drive to become a world power through the Greater East Asia Co prosperity Sphere that many of those trees disappeared from their homelandFortunately Ingram was the proverbial unstoppable force in regards to collectingrafts and scions of literally hundreds of them in the years before World War 2 and his home was awash in color and beauty It was those flourishing trees that enabled Ingram to provide cuttings to anyone who asked for them no matter where in the world they were Thousands of them The only negative I could think of was I wished for color photos of varieties Ingram himself was a talented artist and several of his drawings. Ltivation and preservationOn a 1926 trip to Japan to search for new specimens Ingram was shocked to see the loss of local cherry diversity driven by modernisation neglect and a dangerous and creeping ideology A cloned cherry the Somei yoshino was taking over the landscape and becoming the symbol of Japan's expansionist ambitionsThe most striking absence from the Japanese cherry scene for Ingram was that of Taihaku a brilliant ‘great white’ cherry tree A proud example of this tree Soldier O - Bosnian Inferno grew in his Englishar.