By David Young,Michiko Young,Tan Hong Yew

ISBN-10: 0804835985

ISBN-13: 9780804835985

ISBN-10: 4805311258

ISBN-13: 9784805311257

**Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society e-book Award**

The paintings of the japanese Garden is the single ancient evaluate of jap gardens that covers eastern gardening tradition in a single attractive book.

Japanese gardens are rooted in traditions: an indigenous prehistoric culture during which patches of graveled woodland or pebbled seashore have been devoted to nature spirits, and a practice from China and Korea that integrated components reminiscent of ponds, streams, waterfalls, rock compositions and a number of crops. The paintings of the japanese Garden lines the advance and mixing of those traditions, in addition to the inclusion of latest beneficial properties as gardening reached new heights of class on jap soil.

300 full-color jap backyard illustrations and pictures spotlight impressive gardens in Japan, together with graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and walk gardens. additionally integrated are sections on sleek developments and eastern gardens in different countries.

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