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Designing and Creating Japanese Gardens

Designing and Creating Japanese Gardens

Designing and Creating Japanese Gardens

$55.00

Underwood, Penny

Cl. London, 2006

Book ID: 72048

'Designing and Creating Japanese Gardens' explains the spiritual and philosophical symbolism of the Japanese garden and how the Western gardener can recreate its beauty and serenity. Among the topics are: history, philosophy, and spirituality; changing styles, designs, and fusuiÑfrom pavements and stepping stones to gateways and lanterns; plants, and plantingÑthe importance of the cultivation, choice, positioning, and care of plants; water and structural features; and the gardens of Japan, with advice on gardening in the West.

192 pp., 280 color photos., 28 drawings.