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A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening Other / Books

A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening

An inspirational and practical guide to creating the Japanese garden style, from design options and materials... materials, decorative features, project | Creating a Japanese garden is not just a practical exercise, but also a spiritual one. An authentic Japanese garden is full of ancient symbolism and …

Japanese Garden Design Other / Books

Japanese Garden Design

The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens. …

Garden Plants of Japan Other / Books

Garden Plants of Japan

Japanese plants have had an unmistakable influence on the gardens of the world. Who can imagine gardens without flowering cherries, hostas, Japanese maples, or magnolias? For all the popularity of these plants in international gardens, however, few gardeners know the full story of Japanese plants — …

Authentic Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Authentic Japanese Gardens

This beautifully illustrated book provides an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, using natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles. Emphasizing the value of shape in trees and shrubs with the subtlety of color through the varied greens of …

Infinite Spaces Other / Books

Infinite Spaces: The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden

The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden | Japanese gardens have long been admired for their capacity to improve on nature through impeccable design, detail and composition, properties that elevate them from mere gardens to sacred spaces. Infinite Spaces is a remarkable reflection of the Japanese garden, …

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples Other / Books

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples (Timber Press Pocket Guides)

The Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples describes and illustrates 300 of the most widely available Japanese maples in North America and Europe. Along with basic information on cultivation and maintenance, it provides lists of trees for specific landscape uses, enabling gardeners to select the …

Serene Gardens Other / Books

Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden

Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden | With their superbly shaped trees and shrubs, subtly colored foliage, and emphasis on nature in its pure state, Japanese Zen gardens are spaces of beauty and tranquility. Serene Gardens is an exquisitely illustrated introduction to the style …

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples Other / Books

Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples (Timber Press Pocket Guides)

The Timber Press Pocket Guide to Japanese Maples describes and illustrates 300 of the most widely available Japanese maples in North America and Europe. Along with basic information on cultivation and maintenance, it provides lists of trees for specific landscape uses, enabling gardeners to select the …

Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Japanese Gardens (Taschen 25th Anniversary)

Nature crafted by man The Japanese garden, like all gardens, is more than mere nature; it is nature crafted by man. It needs the hands of the designer to give it meaning. The Japanese garden belongs to the realm of architecture; at its best, it is nature as art. The phases of its history document the …

Azalea japonica - japanese azalea Plants / Deciduous Shrubs

Azalea japonica - japanese azalea

Japanese azaleas enhance every flowering spring garden. They are an ideal choice for evergreen compositions; they can be easily pruned to reach a shape you like. We offer shrubby forms, cones and half standards. There are plenty of colours to choose from – shades of red, pink, purple or violet, and …

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden Other / Books

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden

The strong horizontals of bamboo reflected in a dark circle of water; the rhythmic clap of the deer scarer; the contemplative beauty of waves created in sand: combinations of nature and art that soothe and uplift the spirit. Your vision of a Japanese garden need not be confined to Japan. Here is a fully …

Niwaki Other / Books

Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees

Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees | Over the years, Japanese gardeners have fine-tuned a distinctive set of pruning techniques that coax out the essential characters of their garden trees, or niwaki. In this highly practical book, Western gardeners are encouraged to draw upon the techniques …

Zen in Your Garden Other / Books

Zen in Your Garden

Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces Full of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts. …

Pocket Gardens Other / Books

Pocket Gardens: Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs

Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs | Called tsubo-niwa after a unit of measurement that is two person-sized tatami mats placed side by side, the pocket garden has been a part of the Japanese architectural canon for thousands of years. Undergoing a modernization in the last few decades in which a …