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Japanese garden design is concerned with a reverence for nature and its overall effect is of tranquility. Providing an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, this guide explains how western plants and materials can be used to achieve the natural, minimalist look so beloved by Japanese garden designers. It shows how to use natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles and how to emphasize the value of shape in trees and shrubs and the subtlety …

Full of colorful, striking photographs and insightful commentary this Zen gardening book is an essential guide to the most serene of Japanese traditional arts.The Japanese Zen garden is a triumph of simplicity, a space in which balance is emphasized to create a place of stillness and sanctuary. Zen in Your Garden offers readers a comprehensive and practical guide to creating a sacred space for meditation and contemplation. Learn how your garden can stimulate your senses to either energize or soothe …
Amazon / Tuttle Publishing
Price: 52.37 $

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 …
Amazon / Wiley
Price: 50.41 $

In this book, renowned garden designer Motomi Oguchi offers the reader a step-by-step, practical approach to creating Japanese gardens, drawn from a wealth of experience that covers thirty years and encompasses the design of more than 400 gardens. The author uses real examples from gardens he has designed, constructed, and photographed to illustrate his key points, approaching each work from the perspective of the home or building owner. Oguchi begins with front gardens, as these are usually what …
Amazon / Brand: Kodansha USA
Price: 38.56 $

This Japanese gardening book is a practical, concise guide to flower arranging orIkebana. Illustrated with dozens of helpful photographs and diagrams, this flower arranging handbook provides full and comprehensive treatment of the various forms of Moribana and Heiki style arrangements. Each lesson is given in detail step by step with accompanying sketches, showing clearly what should be done as the arrangement progresses towards completion. The photographs of actual completed flower arrangements …

Among the first titles published in 1978, with more than 150,000 copies in print in three editions, Japanese Maples is a Timber Press classic. Japanese maples are unlike any other tree. They boast a remarkable diversity of color, form, and texture. As a result of hundreds of years of careful breeding, they take the center stage in any garden they are found. In the last decade, the number of Japanese maple cultivars available to gardeners has doubled and there is a pressing need for an up-to-date …

Growing food is different in the city: life is faster and space is tight. So it is vital to focus on only the most rewarding edible plants. In The Urban Kitchen Gardener, Tom Moggach selects his best city crops, from the familiar chillies and strawberries to the more unusual Japanese shiso and Mexican mouse melons. For each entry, Tom offers practical advice on growing, picking, preserving and cooking your harvest. More than 150 delicious recipe ideas include Coriander and Coconut Chutney, Chilli …
Amazon / Kyle Books
Price: 27.71 $

Beginning gardeners and experts alike will appreciate this practical advice on virtually every aspect of gardening—from choosing a plot to selecting flowers and water features. The instructions and advice encompass plans and proven techniques for planting traditional English, Japanese, herb, and rock gardens, and building structures such as fences and walls, arches, pergolas and trellises, as well as decking and pathways. More than 300 color photographs, illustrations and diagrams ensure that anyone …
Amazon / Brand: New Holland
Price: 22.35 $

In this book, renowned garden designer Motomi Oguchi offers the reader a step-by-step, practical approach to creating Japanese gardens, drawn from a wealth of experience that covers thirty years and encompasses the design of more than 400 gardens. The author uses real examples from gardens he has designed, constructed, and photographed to illustrate his key points, approaching each work from the perspective of the home or building owner. Oguchi begins with front gardens, as these are usually what …
Amazon / Kodansha
Price: 13.39 $