By David Young,Michiko Young,Tan Hong Yew

**Winner of the 2006 American Horticultural Society ebook Award**

The paintings of the japanese Garden is the single historic assessment of jap gardens that covers eastern gardening tradition in a single attractive book.

Japanese gardens are rooted in traditions: an indigenous prehistoric culture within which patches of graveled wooded area or pebbled seashore have been devoted to nature spirits, and a practice from China and Korea that incorporated components reminiscent of ponds, streams, waterfalls, rock compositions and various plants. The artwork of the japanese Garden lines the improvement and mixing of those traditions, in addition to the inclusion of latest positive factors as gardening reached new heights of class on jap soil.

300 full-color eastern backyard illustrations and images spotlight impressive gardens in Japan, together with graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and walk gardens. additionally integrated are sections on smooth developments and eastern gardens in different countries.

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