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Ortho's All about Creating Japanese Gardens (Ortho's All about)

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Publisher Comments:

Japanese gardens have long been appreciated for providing beautiful, tranquil spaces that evoke feelings of sanctuary, often in short supply these days. This practical guide to Japanese gardening teaches you how to:

 • Use centuries-old garden design techniques to create tranquil spaces that evoke a feeling of sanctuary.

• Select and arrange plants and ornaments in a traditional design while at the same time emphasizing your personal tastes.

• Calm your busy lifestyle, inspire peace of mind and reflect nature to create serenity.

Synopsis:

A practical guide to Japanese gardening throughout North America.

Demonstrates how to use Japanese gardening techniques to make tranquil spaces that evoke feelings of sanctuary.

Describes how to select and arrange plants and ornaments using traditional design while emphasizing personal taste.

Synopsis:

These days, people crave gardens that fill the soul and comfort the body. Japanese gardening answers those yearnings.

This book demonstrates how to:

  • Create a feeling of sanctuary

  • Make tranquil spaces

  • Arrange plants and ornaments

Use centuries-old garden design techniques:

  • Emphasize personal taste

  • Calm a busy lifestyle

  • Inspire peace of mind

Reflect nature to create serenity:

  • Appropriate plant selections

  • Traditional design

  • Contemporary looks

Table of Contents

Getting started — Designing a Japanese garden — Elements of Japanese gardens — Plants for Japanese gardens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897214896
Editor:
Ortho, Books
Editor:
Rogers, Marilyn
Editor:
Ortho Books
Editor:
Rogers, Marilyn
Author:
Horton, Alvin
Author:
Lastortho
Author:
Ortho Books
Author:
Rogers, Marilyn
Author:
Ortho
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
Des Moines, Iowa
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Garden Design
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Landscape architecture
Subject:
Japanese Gardens
Subject:
Gardens, Japanese
Subject:
Japanese Gardens - General
Subject:
Japanese; landscaping; design
Subject:
Gardens, Japanese - Design
Subject:
Gardening-Asian Gardens
Subject:
Gardening : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Ortho's All about
Series Volume:
128-02
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
10.82x8.14x.30 in. .90 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A practical guide to Japanese gardening throughout North America.

Demonstrates how to use Japanese gardening techniques to make tranquil spaces that evoke feelings of sanctuary.

Describes how to select and arrange plants and ornaments using traditional design while emphasizing personal taste.

"Synopsis" by , These days, people crave gardens that fill the soul and comfort the body. Japanese gardening answers those yearnings.

This book demonstrates how to:

  • Create a feeling of sanctuary

  • Make tranquil spaces

  • Arrange plants and ornaments

Use centuries-old garden design techniques:

  • Emphasize personal taste

  • Calm a busy lifestyle

  • Inspire peace of mind

Reflect nature to create serenity:

  • Appropriate plant selections

  • Traditional design

  • Contemporary looks

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