This is the International Mystery Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores

Get Gardening...

News, bestseller lists, special Powell's offers, and more in your inbox.

More info about our Subject Newsletters

Gardening
Asian Gardens


There are 226 books in this aisle.
Browse the aisle by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in Gardening - Asian Gardens
Page 1 of 12 next

Kyoto Gardens: Masterworks of the Japanese Gardener's Art
Kyoto Gardens: Masterworks of the Japanese Gardener's Art
by Judith Clancy
Publisher Comments
andlt;bandgt;"Clancy, living in Kyoto, provides historic, aesthetic and cultural context to the gardens, and Simmons' photographs present a fresh look at Kyoto's most important gardens." and#8212; Publishers Weeklyandlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt... (read more)

Your price: $22.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Garden Plants of China
Garden Plants of China
by Peter Valder
Publisher Comments
This definitive guide to the flora of China includes many cultivated plants that have had a great impact on the world, such as peonies, camellias, gardenias, azaleas, wisteria, and forsythia.... (read more)

List Price $49.95
Your price: $23.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces
Zen in Your Garden: Creating Sacred Spaces
by Jenny Hendy
Publisher Comments
andlt;bandgt;Full of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The Japanese Zen garden is a triumph of... (read more)

Your price: $24.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Splendid Chinese Garden: Origins, Aesthetics and Architecture
The Splendid Chinese Garden: Origins, Aesthetics and Architecture
by Hu Jie
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $34.95
Your price: $12.98
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


The Gardens of Japan
The Gardens of Japan
by Helena Attlee
Synopsis
In Japanese gardens, visitors find nature condensed and displayed to perfection. Trees are trained and sculpted until they epitomize the very best of the trees' tree-like qualities; the finest natural landscapes are reproduced in miniature; and the... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $10.98
Sale - Hardcover

add to wish list


A Japanese Touch for Your Garden
A Japanese Touch for Your Garden
by Kiyoshi Seike
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $25.00
Your price: $11.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Zen Gardening
Zen Gardening
by Sunniva Harte
Publisher Comments
Zen gardens are havens for contemplation, reflecting the beauty of nature and the aesthetic sense of the gardener. Some represent vast landscapes in a small area, some use raked gravel to represent rushing water, while others feature natural stones... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $12.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Herbal Bonsai: Practicing the Art with Fast-Growing Herbs
Herbal Bonsai: Practicing the Art with Fast-Growing Herbs
by Richard W Bender
Publisher Comments
The author shares his innovative technique, providing you with advice on choosing the appropriate herbs for the kinds of bonsai you wish to create.... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $10.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai: A Pictorial Exploration of Its History, Aesthetics, Styles and Preservation
Penjing: The Chinese Art of Bonsai: A Pictorial Exploration of Its History, Aesthetics, Styles and Preservation
by Zhao Qingquan
Publisher Comments
The bonsai tree has become a near-ubiquitous aspect of Japanese art. Less recognized, penjing is a traditional Chinese art which encompasses bonsai and expands upon it. This lovely book showcases the Chinese art of penjing in all its aspects and covers... (read more)

List Price $26.95
Your price: $16.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Japanese Stone Gardens: Origins, Meaning, Form
Japanese Stone Gardens: Origins, Meaning, Form
by Stephen Mansfield
Publisher Comments
The Japanese stone garden is an art form recognized around the globe. These gardens provide tranquil settings where visitors can shed the burdens and stresses of modern existence, satisfy an age-old yearning for solitude and repose, and experience the... (read more)

Your price: $24.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


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
Publisher Comments
Final book included in the BookSense White Box program for independent bookstores.... (read more)

Your price: $16.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens
Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens
by David Slawson
Publisher Comments
The art of the Japanese garden is a 1,500-year-old landscape design tradition that is still evolving, still instructive. Secret Teachings in the Art of Japanese Gardens explains the fundamental principles of this tradition and describes how those... (read more)

List Price $30.00
Your price: $14.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


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
Publisher Comments
CLASSIC STYLES EXPLAINED The origins and development of bonsai are traced, and the underlying principles of this fascinating art clearly explained. The classic styles are listed and illustrated, together with full descriptions of how they were derived... (read more)

List Price $45.00
Your price: $23.00
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees
Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Japanese Garden Trees
by Jake Hobson
Publisher Comments
Trees pervade Japan's physical landscape and are vital to the country's history and culture. Over thousands of years, the sculpting of Japanese garden trees, or niwaki, has become a finely honed art with a distinctive set of pruning techniques meant to... (read more)

Your price: $34.95
New - Hardcover

add to wish list


Bonsai (Reader's Digest Home Handbooks)
Bonsai (Reader's Digest Home Handbooks)
by Harry Tomlinson
Book News Annotation
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)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $3.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


A Path Through the Japanese Garden
A Path Through the Japanese Garden
by Bryan Albright
Publisher Comments
What is a Japanese garden? Japanese gardens are about experience—about feeling the way the rocks and plants relate and about understanding their deeper relationship. Just as you instinctively find the place in a room where you feel comfortable, you... (read more)

List Price $40.00
Your price: $11.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees
Bonsai: The Art of Growing and Keeping Miniature Trees
by Peter Chan
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $10.98
Your price: $7.95
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden
Sakuteiki: Visions of the Japanese Garden
by Jiro Takei
Publisher Comments
The andlt;iandgt;Sakuteikiandlt;/iandgt;, or "Records of Garden Making," was written nearly one thousand years ago. It is the oldest existing text on Japanese gardeningand#8212;or any kind of gardeningand#8212;in the world. In this edition of the andlt... (read more)

List Price $34.95
Your price: $16.50
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Indoor Bonsai
Indoor Bonsai
by Paul Lesniewicz
Publisher Comments
The vast varieties of miniature trees you can grow indoors (including mini-bonsai trees only 3-6 inches tall). With color photos of spectacular examples. "Excellent guide...with specifics on individual plants."--N.Y. Times. 208 pages (84 in color), 4 3/4... (read more)

List Price $16.95
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Keep Your Bonsai Perfectly Shaped
Keep Your Bonsai Perfectly Shaped
by Herb L Gustafson
Publisher Comments
Noted bonsai artist Herb Gustafson provides advice on styling your tree with confidence and creativity. All the major styles are covered as he shows how to bring out the tree's essential trunk inclinations. Each style comes with its own methods about how... (read more)

List Price $12.95
Your price: $6.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


1 3 4 5 ... 12 next»


Browse the entire aisle:
by Title | by Author | by Price
See recently arrived used books in this aisle.
There are 226 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in Gardening
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.