Art of the Japanese Garden by David Young,Michiko Young,Tan Hong Yew

By David Young,Michiko Young,Tan Hong Yew

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

The artwork of the japanese Garden is the single historic assessment of jap gardens that covers jap gardening tradition in a single appealing book.

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

300 full-color eastern backyard illustrations and pictures spotlight remarkable 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 sleek developments and jap gardens in different countries.

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