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Garden Plants of Japan Other / Books

Garden Plants of Japan

Japanese plants have had an unmistakable influence on the gardens of the world. Who can imagine gardens without flowering cherries, hostas, Japanese maples, or magnolias? For all the popularity of these plants in international gardens, however, few gardeners know the full story of Japanese plants — …

Authentic Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Authentic Japanese Gardens

This beautifully illustrated book provides an inspirational and practical introduction to the traditions of Japanese Zen gardens, using natural materials such as wood, bamboo, rocks and pebbles. Emphasizing the value of shape in trees and shrubs with the subtlety of color through the varied greens of …

Serene Gardens Other / Books

Serene Gardens: Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden

Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden | With their superbly shaped trees and shrubs, subtly colored foliage, and emphasis on nature in its pure state, Japanese Zen gardens are spaces of beauty and tranquility. Serene Gardens is an exquisitely illustrated introduction to the style …

Japanese Garden Design Other / Books

Japanese Garden Design

The creation of a Japanese garden combines respect for nature with adherence to simple principles of aesthetics and structure. In Japanese Garden Design, landscape architect Marc Peter Keane presents the history and development of the classical metaphors that underlie all Japanese gardens. …

Infinite Spaces Other / Books

Infinite Spaces: The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden

The Art and Wisdom of the Japanese Garden | Japanese gardens have long been admired for their capacity to improve on nature through impeccable design, detail and composition, properties that elevate them from mere gardens to sacred spaces. Infinite Spaces is a remarkable reflection of the Japanese garden, …

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden Other / Books

Creating Your Own Japanese Garden

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 garden need not be confined to Japan. Here is a fully …

Syringa reticulata - Japanese Tree Lilac Plants / Deciduous Trees

Syringa reticulata - Japanese Tree Lilac

The Japanese tree lilac has cherrylike bark and grows 25 to 30 feet in height. It extends the lilac season by flowering in mid June, after the shrub lilacs. Its blossoms are initially rose-colored, then quickly turn creamy white, emitting a soft, sweet aroma like that of privet. Hardy in zones 3-7. …

Japanese Gardens Other / Books

Japanese Gardens (Taschen 25th Anniversary)

Nature crafted by man The Japanese garden, like all gardens, is more than mere nature; it is nature crafted by man. It needs the hands of the designer to give it meaning. The Japanese garden belongs to the realm of architecture; at its best, it is nature as art. The phases of its history document the …

Kyoto Gardens Other / Software, DVD

Kyoto Gardens

Kyoto Gardens: A Virtual Stroll Through Zen Landscapes utilizes Apple Computer s QuickTime VR technology to walk through 24 of Kyoto s most renowned gardens. A seamless panorama of wood, sand, and stone lets users experience Japanese garden design and the world of Zen firsthand. Maps, slides, screensavers, …

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly Plants / Evergreen Shrubs

Ilex crenata 'Dwarf Pagoda' - Japanese Holly

Japanase Pagoda Holly Bonsai - Ilex crenata Dwarf Pagoda A miniature variety of Japanese Holly. Stems are very short, 1 foot at most. Leaves are dark green on horizontal branches. Very compact plant. The plant is a true natural Bonsai. Also a good patio plant or house plant. Introduced by the National …

Iris ensata 'Gold Bound' - Japanese Iris Plants / Bulbs

Iris ensata 'Gold Bound' - Japanese Iris

Pure-White flowers with yellow signals on tall plants. ; Gold Bound Japanese Iris - Iris ensata (kaempferi) Gold Bound ; Flowers have large semi-flaring fails, and standards which are either short and upright, or very large and open, hanging over the falls as a second x. The resulting flowers have a …

Pocket Gardens Other / Books

Pocket Gardens: Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs

Contemporary Japanese Miniature Designs | Called tsubo-niwa after a unit of measurement that is two person-sized tatami mats placed side by side, the pocket garden has been a part of the Japanese architectural canon for thousands of years. Undergoing a modernization in the last few decades in which a …

Gardens of the Spirit 2008 Calendar Other / Books

Gardens of the Spirit 2008 Calendar

Strongly influenced by Shinto and Buddhism, the Japanese style of landscaping is particularly conducive to restoring an inner calm. Requiring an artful blend of imagination, skill and patience, the Japanese garden is an extension of the self. By adapting the harmonies of natural design to our own landscape, …