From the day Shimpei began building gardens in 1984, he has been serving a special purpose in the Japanese garden society. As a 2-time award-winning garden creator, Shimpei has served as President of VJGA (Vancouver Japanese Garden Association) while designing and maintaining gardens as a landscaper.
1951 - Born in Tokyo, Japan
1970 - Tokyo University of Agriculture
1972 - Agriculture practice in Ontario, Canada
1974 - Worked as a florist in famous Japanese franchise
1979 - Immigrated to Canada as a Agricultural Technician
1984 - Started landscaping business - Oriental Gardening & Landscaping
1995 - Becomes Excellence Award Winner in BCNTA competition
1996 - Excellence Award Winner of VJGA (Japanese Gardeners Association)
2017 - Assigned as VJGA president
2019 - Re-branded company as Okada Earthscaping LTD.