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Authentic Japanese Gardens : Creating Japanese Design and Detail in the Western Garden (New / Updated)

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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 foliage and moss, Authentic Japanese Gardensexplains how western plants and materials can be used to achieve peaceful, contemplative gardens. There are instructions and tips for selecting plants and materials that are readily available, as well as plant lists and climate zone maps to aid western gardeners. As the wealth of stunning color photographs from around the world demonstrates, Japanese garden design is concerned with a reverence for nature and the overall effect is of tranquility.Authentic Japanese Gardens will help people to create much-needed oases of calm in their own outdoor spaces.

Edition: New / Updated
Number of Pages: 168
Genre: Gardening
Sub-Genre: Japanese Gardens
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Fox Chapel Pub Co Inc
Author: Yoko Kawaguchi
Language: English
Street Date: March 22, 2016
TCIN: 50778803
UPC: 9781504800044
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-3998
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