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 booklet Award**

The paintings of the japanese Garden is the single historic review of eastern 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 convention from China and Korea that integrated parts corresponding to ponds, streams, waterfalls, rock compositions and numerous plants. The artwork of the japanese Garden lines the advance and mixing of those traditions, in addition to the inclusion of latest beneficial properties as gardening reached new heights of class on eastern soil.

300 full-color jap backyard illustrations and pictures spotlight striking 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 sleek tendencies and jap gardens in different countries.

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