Synopses & Reviews
|A delightful guide to one of the most enduring and exquisite styles of landscape gardening, this little book features pond, dry, tea, stroll and courtyard gardens, features on tsukubai and topiary, and a directory of best plants.|
A concise reference on the art of Japanese landscape gardening is complemented by a directory of recommended plants and includes coverage of options ranging from dry and pond gardens to tea and courtyard gardens.
The Japanese garden is full of ancient symbolism and imagery, a visual feast as well as an aural and emotional experience. This book examines the ancient influences that have brought this type of landscape gardening into the 21st century, focusing on the essential elements, both natural and man-made, of the Japanese garden.