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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 one old assessment of eastern gardens that covers jap gardening tradition in a single attractive book.

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

300 full-color jap backyard illustrations and pictures spotlight extraordinary gardens in Japan, together with graveled courtyards, early aristocratic gardens, esoteric and paradise gardens, Zen gardens, warrior gardens, tea gardens and walk gardens. additionally incorporated are sections on glossy developments and eastern gardens in different countries.

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