Jennie Nitta

Special garden celebrates art of tea

When Auburn-area resident Sumie Ward built her teahouse and surrounding garden, it was a special tribute to her Japanese heritage. Ward, whose tea name is Soju, has been teaching ...

Melding heritage and artistry

Landscape designer Jennie Nitta’s creations are a unique mix of influences. “My mom is from England and she was an avid gardener,” Nitta said recently. ”My husband’s f ...