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Keshiki Bonsai: The Easy, Modern Way to Create Miniature Landscapes
Keshiki Bonsai: The Easy, Modern Way to Create Miniature Landscapes
by Kenji Kobayashi
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Traditional bonsai can be complicated, time consuming, expensive, and steeped in history and tradition. But at its most simple, it's really just planting done in a tray or container. Keshiki bonsai is a revolutionary approach that involves creating... (read more)

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The Splendid Chinese Garden: Origins, Aesthetics and Architecture
The Splendid Chinese Garden: Origins, Aesthetics and Architecture
by Hu Jie
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The Splendid Chinese Garden is an illustrated compendium on the classic gardens of China. It explains the history of the garden, the traditions and beliefs they represent, their aesthetic and the techniques used to create them. Also included are chapters... (read more)

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The Complete Book of Bonsai: a Practical Guide To Its Art and Cultivation
The Complete Book of Bonsai: a Practical Guide To Its Art and Cultivation
by Harry Tomlinson
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Presenting a unique blend of information and ideas, The Complete Book of Bonsai is a comprehensive, practical guide to the traditions and artistic principles of growing and maintaining bonsai trees. Over 300 bonsai trees and shrubs are described, over... (read more)

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Bonsai (Reader's Digest Home Handbooks)
Bonsai (Reader's Digest Home Handbooks)
by Harry Tomlinson
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Describes the origins, development, and basic principles of bonsai and offers precise instructions for each of the 15 classic bonsai styles. Includes some 400 color photographs, a dictionary of trees and shrubs for bonsai, and a glossary, but no... (read more)

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Bonsai
Bonsai
by Sunset
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If you're just discovering this exotic world, be forewarned: you're in for a fascinating but addictive journey. Bonsai, a new edition of a perennial Sunset bestseller, explores the Asian origins of this ancient art form, explains its underlying... (read more)

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Japanese Gardening in Small Spaces
Japanese Gardening in Small Spaces
by Isao Yoshikawa
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A practical guide to planning and constructing a Japanese garden. Step-by-step instructions explain every facet, from displaying plants and rocks to mastering drainage and lighting, to creating bamboo fences and hedges.... (read more)

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A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening: From Design Options and Materials to Planting Techniques and Decorative Features
A Practical Guide to Japanese Gardening: From Design Options and Materials to Planting Techniques and Decorative Features
by Charles Chesshire
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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 magic; it is a visual feast as well as an aural and tactile experience. Some of the most dramatic... (read more)

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Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees
Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees
by Peter Chan
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The art of growing miniature trees involves patience and an adept hand at pruning. This book shares many techniques and bonsai styles that even the beginning gardener can accomplish. The results create a mystique that gives much satisfaction and beauty.... (read more)

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Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America
Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America
by Kendall H. Brown and David M. Cobb
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Quiet Beauty: Japanese Gardens of North America is an extraordinary look at the most beautiful and serene gardens of the United States and Canada. Most Japanese garden books look to the gardens of Japan. Quiet Beauty explores the treasure trove of... (read more)

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A Japanese Touch for Your Garden
A Japanese Touch for Your Garden
by Kiyoshi Seike
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Here is a concise introduction to the practical aspects of making a Japanese garden. Whether your garden is a spacious suburban lot, an office countyard, or a tiny inner-city backyard, you will find here hundreds of creative but time-honored ways to make... (read more)

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Styles and Motifs of Japanese Gardens
Styles and Motifs of Japanese Gardens
by Katsuhiko Mizuno
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The art of landscaping was said to have been imported from China but as with other imports, the Japanese transformed garden design to suit the indigenous climate and natural surroundings, creating an entirely original art form in the process. A stroll... (read more)

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Creating Japanese Gardens
Creating Japanese Gardens
by Philip Cave
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A combination of Japanese gardening philosophy with practical and beautiful gardening projects.... (read more)

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Japanese Gardens of the Modern Era
Japanese Gardens of the Modern Era
by Haruzo Ohashi
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The Japanese garden is held in great esteem throughout the world, but it succeeds by blending opposites - an energy of line and material worked with great restraint; nature expressed in the driving force of a waterfall or in pebbles swept into patterns... (read more)

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The Art of Setting Stones: And Other Writings from the Japanese Garden
The Art of Setting Stones: And Other Writings from the Japanese Garden
by Marc Peter Keane
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Final book included in the BookSense White Box program for independent bookstores.... (read more)

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Creating Japanese Gardens
Creating Japanese Gardens
by Ortho
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Uses materials and plants readily available in North America.... (read more)

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Japanese Garden Design
Japanese Garden Design
by Marc Peter Keane
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This book presents the essential concepts that garden designers have employed through the centuries and the knowledge necessary to create these living sculptures, these sacred spaces, these ethereal and graceful gardens of Japan.... (read more)

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Mirei Shigemori: Modernizing the Japanese Garden
Mirei Shigemori: Modernizing the Japanese Garden
by Christian Tschumi
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Mirei Shigemori (1896–1975), a historian trained in painting and ikebana, is increasingly admired for his contemporary Japanese garden designs. Believing the garden had fallen into cliché, Shigemori applied modernist shapes, colors and... (read more)

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Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces
Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces
by Jenny Hendy
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The Japanese Zen garden is a triumph of simplicity, a space in which balance is emphasized to create a place of stillness and sanctuary.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;iandgt;Zen in Your Gardenandlt;/iandgt; offers readers a comprehensive and practical... (read more)

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Gardens in China
Gardens in China
by Peter Valder
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Describes more than 200 gardens in China from temple courtyards, ancient burial grounds, and imperial tombs to public parks, botanical gardens, and arboreta.... (read more)

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Creating Your Own Japanese Garden
Creating Your Own Japanese Garden
by Takashi Sawano
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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... (read more)

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