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The Living Art of Bonsai Other / Books

The Living Art of Bonsai

Bonsai is considered a primarily Japanese art, yet its origins lie deep within ancient China. Evolving over 2,500 years, the Chinese approach to bonsai reflects a unique set of cultural, philosophical and aesthetic values largely unknown to modern bonsai enthusiasts. …

Rock Gardening Other / Books

Rock Gardening

Rock Gardening: Reimagining a Classic Style Rock gardening —the art of growing alpines and other miniature plants in the company of rocks in order to recreate the look of a rugged mountaintop—has been surging in popularity. Time and space constraints, chronic drought in the American West, and a trend …

The Art of Japanese Gardens Other / Books

The Art of Japanese Gardens: Designing & Making Your Own Peaceful Space

Nourish the soul and restore the spirit: this photo-packed guidebook shows how to create the sense of harmony and balance of Zen philosophy. Every element that goes into the garden holds meaning, along with its careful arrangement, and its use of natural and unobtrusive materials. Walls, fences, and …

Faux Florals for All Occasions Other / Books

Faux Florals for All Occasions: 35 Faux Floral Arrangements for Contemporary Living

Faux Florals for Every Occasion is a fresh approach to silk flower arranging. The author, a renowned floral designer, takes the reader beyond everyday expectations and inspires creativity with 40 sumptuous and contemporary designs. Remarkable advances have been made in the look and feel of silk flowers, …