Moriso Teraoka
100th Infantry Battalion

Cactus and Succulent Garden

Moriso Teraoka

In the summer of 1988, Moriso gets permission to landscape a small area on campus. He creates a cactus and succulent garden. Eventually, he is hired by the college to work on the garden.

Over the years, Moriso and a host of volunteers are able to expand the garden. His dream is that upkeep of the garden will become a community effort, uniting the college and surrounding neighborhood.

In 1990 and 1998, the garden wins the Outdoor Circle Beautification Award.