Learning the nursery business

Deciding to come to America Voyage to San Pedro Getting started in America Early impression of America Learning the nursery business Gardening to nursery Expanding business Next phase Life Philosophy

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So started working Flamingo over three, four months later, I stopped in one of the nursery in on going home, called Kato Nursery on Crenshaw and 182nd. Then Mr. Kato hired me, glad to hire me, "oh, we need you." He helped me, a lot of things, good things.

So I'm learning for the nursery business details. A lot of details nursery, but Kato Nursery has a back, growing area, too, so I kind of same way growing, too. I learned about business. Then also, later I are gonna start growing pansies. But that's - I learned Mr. Kato Nursery, Mr. Kato, he would grow pansie, too. That long time ago, so he teach me, so that's his... I learned a lot from Mr. Kato.


Date: February 2, 2012
Location: California, US
Interviewer: Chris Komai, John Esaki
Contributed by: Watase Media Arts Center, Japanese American National Museum

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